From the grassroots to the Supreme Court : Brown v. Board of Education and American democracy

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  • Creator Peter F. Lau, editor
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2004.
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  • Physical Details
    • x, 406 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780822334750, 0822334755, 9780822334491, 0822334496
  • OCLC ocm55600744


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-390) and index.


  • Plessy and the early challenges to the doctrine of 'separate, but equal' / Blair L. M. Kelley -- Tapestries of resistance: episodes of school segregation and desegregation in the western United States / Vicki L. Ruiz -- Within the shadow of Jim Crow: black struggles for education and liberation in North Carolina / Raymond Gavins -- 'Liberating lifescripts': Prince Edward County, South Carolina, Brown, and the struggle for democracy and equality in America / Peter F. Lau -- A civil rights vanguard: black attorneys and the NAACP in Virginia / Larissa M. Smith -- Prelude to Brown: education and the struggle for racial justice during the NAACP's formative decades, 1909-1934 / Patricia Sullivan -- J. Waties Waring and the making of liberal jurisprudence in postwar America / Christopher W. Schmidt -- Brown v. Board of Education: law or politics? / Michael J. Klarman -- The impact of lawyer-client disengagement on the NAACP's campaign to implement Brown v. Board of Education in Atlanta / Tomiko Brown-Nagin -- 'The new negro ain't scared no more!': black women's activism in North Carolina and the meaning of Brown / Christina Greene -- The rural-urban matrix in the 1950s South: rethinking racial justice struggles in Memphis / Laurie B. Greene -- New York, Puerto Ricans, and the dilemmas of integration / Madeleine E. López -- 'Stretching out': living and remembering Brown, 1945-1970 / Waldo E. Martin Jr. -- The Supreme Court's two principles of equality: from Brown to 2003 / Mark V. Tushnet -- Brown v. Board of Education and its impact on black education in America / Davison M. Douglas -- Brown and historical memory / Peter F. Lau
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