Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

Paperback - 2004
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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 events and issues that have arisen since the book was first published, including developments in civil rights and recent cases involving affirmative action, which rose directly out of Brown v. Board of Education.
Published: New York : Vintage Books : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9781400030613
1400030617
Branch Call Number: 344.73 KLU
KF4155 .K55 2004
Characteristics: xii, 865 p. ;,25 cm.
Alternative Title: Simple justice

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JANET FLAPAN
Mar 04, 2015

Not just the history of Brown V. Board of Education but a brief history of blacks in America and biographies of all the lawyers who were part of the case, as well as background on each of the cases and the people involved. Riveting!

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