The promise of justice : essays on Brown v. Board of Education

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  • Creator edited by Mac A. Stewart
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0814210872, 9780814210871
  • OCLC ocn183179615


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The promise of Brown : desegregation, affirmative action and the struggle for racial equality / Manning Marable -- What are the ultimate meaning and significance of Brown vs. Board of Education? a note on justice, constitutionalism, and the human person / Samuel DuBois Cook -- The continuing spirit of the Brown decision of the Supreme Court / Charles Willie -- Observing the fiftieth anniversary of the 1954 United States Supreme Court school desegregation decision in Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas / Charles U. Smith -- Remembering Little Rock, 1957 / Lester P. Monts -- Frasier vs. UNC : a personal account / Ralph K. Frasier -- Brown vs. Board and Columbus / Robert M. Duncan -- A bi-generational narrative on the Brown vs. Board decision / Adia M. Harvey and William B. Harvey -- Why all deliberate speed? using Brown to understand Brown / John A. Powell -- Brown's legacy : the promises and pitfalls of judicial relief / Deborah Jones Merritt -- The not so strange path of desegregation in America's public schools / Philip T. K. Daniel -- The big disconnect between segregation and integration / Vincene Verdu -- Brown vs. Board of Education at fifty : where are we now? / Janine Hancock Jones and Charles R. Hancock -- Children of Brown / Mac A. Stewart
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