Provides a review of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court case. Discusses Jim Crow, the genesis of “separate but equal” in constitutional law, and how the two Brown decisions changed race relations in the United States.
Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Little Rock Nine crisis in which 9 students fought for school integration in September 1957.
This resource provides comprehensive coverage of the many events that define the framework of African American history, including social, cultural, and political movements, and the struggles to gain freedom, equality and civil rights. It emphasizes key events in the study of slavery, the abolitionist movement, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, and Supreme Court decisions.
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