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Contents Acknowledgments Peter F. Lau Introduction Part 1: Historical Contexts: Views from the Grassroots Blair L. M. Kelley Plessy and Early Challenges to the Doctrine of "Separate, but Equal" Vicki L. Ruiz Tapestries of Resistance: Episodes of School Segregation and Desegregation in the Western United States Raymond Gavins Within the Shadow of Jim Crow: Black Struggles for Education and Liberation in North Carolina Kara Miles Turner "Liberating Lifescripts": Prince Edward County, Virginia, and the Roots of Brown v. Board of Education Peter F. Lau From the Periphery to the Center: Clarendon County, South Carolina, Brown, and the Struggle for Democracy and Equality in America Part 2: Advocates, Judges, and the Making of Brown Larissa M. Smith A Civil Rights Vanguard: Black Attorneys and the NAACP in Virginia Patricia Sullivan Prelude to Brown: Education and the Struggle for Racial Justice during the NAACP's Formative Decades, 1909/1934 Christopher Schmidt J. Waties Waring and the Making of Liberal Jurisprudence in Postwar America Michael J. Klarman Brown v. Board of Education: Law or Politics? Part 3: Historical Impact: Views from the Grassroots Tomiko Brown-Nagin The Impact of Lawyer-Client Disengagement on the NAACP's Campaign to Implement Brown v. Board of Education in Atlanta Christina Greene "The New Negro Ain't Scared No More!": Black Women's Activism in North Carolina and the Meaning of Brown Laurie B. Green The Rural-Urban Matrix in the 1950s South: Rethinking Racial Justice Struggles in Memphis Madeleine E. Lopez New York, Puerto Ricans, and the Dilemmas of Integration Part 4: Life, Law, and Culture in Post-Brown America Waldo E. Martin Jr. "Stretching Out": Living and Remembering Brown, 1945/1970 Mark V. Tushnet The Supreme Court's Two Principles of Equality: From Brown to 2003 Davison M. Douglas Brown v. Board of Education and Its Impact on Black Education in America Peter F. Lau Conclusion: Brown and Historical Memory Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Brown, Oliver, 1918- -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- History.
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- History.