ERIC Number: ED054247
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Civil Rights: Progress Report, 1970
Diamond, Robert A., Ed.; Alligood, Arlene, Ed.
Contents of this comprehensive review of civil rights developments from 1968 to 1970 include: Introduction--civil rights 1970: progress continues, priority wanes; Legislative Background--20 years of civil rights; Commission Report--civil rights enforcement; a promise unfulfilled; Supreme Court Decision--key decision on busing, racial balance before court; Nixon Chronology--the Nixon Administration and civil rights: 1969-1970; Moynihan Memo--Nixon advisor calls for "benign neglect" of racial issue; Haynesworth-Carswell controversy--court nominees' defeat seen as civil rights victory; Legislative Chronology--Congress and civil rights: 1968-1970; Civil Rights Trends--black Americans: large in numbers, small in wealth; Education and Civil Rights--school desegregation: how far will the country go?; Minority Enterprise--Nixon "Black Capitalism" drive beset by turbulence; Labor and Civil Rights--labor-Negro coalition strained by demand for jobs; Militancy and Violence: racial violence: new trends since King's death; Politics 1970: Civil Rights an issue in selected election races; black Public Officials: Negro elected officials continue to grow in number; and, Report Excerpts--excerpts from the Commission on Civil Rights Report. (JM)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Bias, Black Leadership, Black Power, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Employment Practices, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Government Employees, Labor Problems, Political Issues, School Desegregation, Supreme Court Litigation, Violence
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Authoring Institution: Congressional Quarterly, Washington, DC.