ERIC Number: ED191924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Twenty-Five Years Since Brown. A Commemorative Booklet.
Dowling, Ann, Ed.
This booklet commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court Brown v Board of Education of Topeka decision through a series of contemporary commentaries. The historical foundations of the decision as well as advances in civil rights and school desegregation since 1954 are discussed and new priorities for the advancement of civil rights are outlined. Comments on the Brown decision and its implications as well as on the role of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in expanding civil rights are offered by Jack Greenberg, Andrew Young, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Robert Coles, Bayard Rustin, Richard Kluger, Charles L. Black, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., Roy Wilkins, Wiley A. Branton, James C. Comer, James L. Curtis, Dorothy Height, Anthony Amsterdam, William Sloane Coffin, Charles V. Hamilton, Patricia Roberts Harris, Nicholas De B. Katzenbach, James Vorenburg, Roger Wilkins, Michael I, Sovern, Vine DeLoria, Jr., Margaret Fung, Theodore M. Hesburgh, Vilma Martinez, and Earl Warren. (MK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York, NY.