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Call # KF4155 .F76 2004
Title From the grassroots to the Supreme Court : Brown v. Board of Education and American democracy / Peter F. Lau, editor
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
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Descript. x, 406 p. ; 25 cm
Series Constitutional conflicts
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-390) and index
Subject Brown, Oliver, 1918-1961 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- History
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- History
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States
United States -- Race relations
Alt Author Lau, Peter, F., 1971-
OCLC # 55600744
Table of Contents
 Plessy and early challenges in the doctrine of "separate, but equal" / Blair L. M. Kelley19
 Tapestries of resistance : episodes of school segregation and desegregation in the western United States / Vicki L. Ruiz44
 Within the shadow of Jim Crow : black struggles for education and liberation in North Carolina / Raymond Gavins68
 "Liberating lifescripts" : Prince Edward County, Virginia, and the roots of Brown v. Board of Education / Kara Miles Turner88
 From the periphery to the center : Clarendon County, South Carolina, Brown, and the struggle for democracy and equality in America / Peter F. Lau105
 A civil rights vanguard : black attorneys and the NAACP in Virginia / Larissa M. Smith129
 Prelude to Brown : education and the struggle for racial justice during the NAACP's formative decades, 1909-1934 / Patricia Sullivan154
 J. Waties Waring and the making of liberal jurisprudence in postwar America / Christopher W. Schmidt173
 Brown v. Board of Education : law or politics? / Michael J. Klarman198
 The impact of lawyer-client disengagement on the NAACP's campaign to implement Brown v. Board of Education in Atlanta / Tomiko Brown-Nagin227
 "The new Negro ain't sacred no more!" : black women's activism in North Carolina and the meaning of Brown / Christina Greene245
 The rural-urban matrix in the 1950s south : rethinking racial justice struggles in memphis / Laurie B. Green270
 New York, Puerto Ricans, and the dilemmas of integration / Madeleine E. Lopez300
 "Stretching out" : living and remembering Brown, 1945-1970 / Waldo E. Martin, Jr.321
 The Supreme Court's two principles of equality : from Brown to 2003 / Mark V. Tushnet340
 Brown v. Board of Education and its impact on black education in America / Davison M. Douglas361
 Conclusion : Brown and historical memory / Peter F. Lau383