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Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unjust Deeds explores the history of an often overlooked civil rights milestone: the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelley v. Kraemer (1948). In a group of cases from St. Louis, Detroit, ... More


To Washington: The Department of Justice and the Supreme Court

Jeffrey D. Gonda

in Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fourth chapter considers how and why the Department of Justice chose to intervene on the NAACP’s behalf in the cases. It explores the overlapping political pressures influencing President Harry ... More


Racial Covenants and Housing Segregation, Yesterday and Today

Carol M. Rose and Richard R. W. Brooks

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the role of privately created racially restrictive covenants in American housing segregation. Racial covenants were common in residential deeds in the early twentieth century, ... More


The Enduring Significance of Segregation

Jason Q. Purnell

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Residential segregation remains a perennial problem in major metropolitan areas across the United States. Many researchers have focused on the effects of segregation on housing patterns, educational ... More


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