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Discriminating Friends

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Marshall's arrival in Kenya in 1963. It had been three years since Marshall had last been to the country. In early 1960, independence had been a demand. Now it ... More


Anarchy Is Anarchy

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events that occurred in summer 1966, which was marked by racial tensions and riots in cities such as Cleveland, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Throughout his career, Marshall had been ... More


A Tricky Constitution

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Marshall's arrival in Africa in 1960. As an African American activist traveling to a rigidly controlled colony with the objective of aiding the nationalists, he ... More


Writing Rights

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details Marshall's role as British officials and Africans began crafting a rule of law to guide Kenya's future. As an American, Marshall might seem like an intruder in a conversation, in ... More


The NAACP: National Leadership and Housing Desegregation

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/9781469625454.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter captures the NAACP’s efforts to coordinate a nationwide campaign against restrictive covenants. It assesses the Association’s evolving strategies and coalition-building within the larger ... More


Marshall and Mboya

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the events leading up to Thurgood Marshall's adventure in Kenya. Marshall was a civil rights legend in America when he began his African journey. It became one of the great ... More


Introduction

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which namely is to follow Thurgood Marshall from his civil rights practice in New York to Kenya under colonial rule. This story cannot be found ... More


Epilogue

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Marshall's appointment to the Supreme Court. As a Supreme Court justice, Marshall worked on the problem of race in America. His life's focus became undoing the ... More


Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Mary L. Dudziak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the little-known story of Thurgood Marshall's work with Kenyan leaders as they fought with the British for independence in the early 1960s. Not long after he led the legal team in ... More


Reading Thurgood Marshall as a Liberal Democratic Theorist: Race, School Finance, and the Courts

Anna Marie Smith

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines several court decisions pertaining to distributive justice and the school system in order to present a fuller portrait of the “Milliken” and “Marshallian” theories of democracy. ... More


The Road to Sweatt v. Painter

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Sweatt v. Painter case gained Heman Sweatt a place in the University of Texas Law School; more important was the first victory for the LDF campaign against segregation, abandoning the earlier ... More


Treading Water

Yvonne Ryan

in Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The years immediately following World War II proved to be fruitful for the NAACP. Its membership increased significantly, and its litigation campaign was securing important precedents with each ... More


Brown v. Board of Education

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The story of Brown v. Board of Education told from both sides: anti- and pro-segregation. The story begins with Briggs v. Elliott and continues through to the decision in Brown II. The chapter ... More


I Will Take Your Own Golf Stick and Wham the World: Golf and the Postwar Civil Rights Movement

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes key legal battles over golf integration after World War II and the role played by the NAACP and other national civil rights organizations in waging that fight, including leading ... More


Julius Chambers in New York

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 describes Chambers's two years in New York 1962-1964, the first at Columbia Law School and the second as the first-ever civil rights intern at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund ... More


In The Office of Registrar Luther Cox: “How Many Bubbles in a Bar of Soap?”

Gordon A. Martin

in Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes how the black citizens of Forrest County, Mississippi, were unable to register to vote while Luther M. Cox, Jr. was registrar. In April 1952, nine black men and women who were ... More


Introduction: Lawyering in the Civil Rights Era

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A discussion of adversarial lawyering and how it played out in the civil rights struggle. The role of judges in the struggle, and the reticence of the academic legal community. The shifting burden of ... More


From Discrimination to Affirmative Action

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles involving the University of Texas School of Law and its affirmative action program. In the wake of its success in 1944 in the all-white primary case, Smith v. ... More


Conclusion Unintended Consequences: The Next Generation

Kim Cary Warren

in The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833964
eISBN:
9781469604978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899441_warren.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book concludes with a discussion of the Western Union telegram Charles Scott received at his Topeka law office from lawyer Thurgood Marshall, who was in New York. Marshall wrote, “Have just ... More


The Age of Segregation, 1900–1950

Donald G. Nieman

in Promises to Keep: African Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190071639
eISBN:
9780190071677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071639.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that segregation generated organized opposition from African Americans and a small group of whites that challenged the system. Segregation was rigid, capricious, and designed to ... More


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