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Fifty years ago, African-Americans and
fellow progressives hailed Brown v. Board of Education as a
conclusive turning point in the struggle for racial equality.
How four federal judges brought the rule of reason to the South.
The product of black legal skill and strategy, Brown has a black copyright.
At the time, the Justices had doubts that Brown was rightly decided.
Click here to read Brown at 50 by Eric Foner and Randall Kennedy.
to the landmark Supreme Court rulings in Brown v. Board of
Education and Bolling v.
Why won't they just admit they blew it? It is long past time for the President and his national security team to concede that before the Sept.
In the desert steppe of northwestern Uzbekistan, great dust storms lift toxic pesticides into the air, and a powdery, desiccated brine known as the "dry tears of the Aral Sea" contaminates the so
Our nation's two-decade spree of building prisons and sentencing even nonviolent criminals to long spells inside them has produced a staggering number of incarcerated people in America--more than
Thanks to the US-led drug war, AIDS is exploding among injection drug users.