Standing Up for Brown in Danville
Richard W. Bourne
University of Baltimore School of Law
LAW TOUCHED OUR HEARTS: A GENERATION REMEMBERS BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION, pp. 143-148, Mildred W. Robinson and Richard J. Bonnie, eds., Vanderbilt University Press, 2009
The author recounts growing up in the 1950's and 60's in the context of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, and its impact on the American South, specifically its effects on society in Danville, VA, where the author grew up. The overall struggle for racial equality is also discussed with the Brown decision as a backdrop.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: Brown v. Board of Education, racial equality, reminiscences, racial history, race relations, afro-americans, desegregation, Martin Luther King,
JEL Classification: K19, K39, K49, I28, I29, J15working papers series
Date posted: October 1, 2009
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