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Simple Justice The History of Brown V. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality

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ISBN-10: 1400030617

ISBN-13: 9781400030613

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Richard Kluger

List price: $28.95
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Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years before 1954, the cumulative assaults on the white power structure that defended segregation, and the step-by-step establishment of a team of inspired black lawyers that could successfully challenge the law. Now, on the fiftieth anniversary of the unanimous Supreme Court decision that ended legal segregation, Kluger has updated his work with a new final chapter covering…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.640

"Richard Kluger"'s books include "Simple Justice," the classic account of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 landmark decision ending racial segregation of the nation's public schools, and "The Paper: The Life and Death of the "New York Herald Tribune, both finalists for the National Book Award. His critical history of the tobacco industry, "Ashes to Ashes,"" "won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 1997. He is also the author or coauthor of eight novels. He lives with his wife, Phyllis, in Berkeley, California.