The Color Line: Legacy for the Twenty-First Century (BRICK LECTURE SERIES)
by John Hope Franklin
Publication Date: Mar 01, 1994
List Price: $20.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 104
Imprint: University of Missouri
Publisher: University of Missouri
Parent Company: University of Missouri
Nearly twenty years after his book Racial Equality in America, Franklin addressed the issue of racial inequality. In the Paul Anthony Brick Lectures given at the University of Missouri-Columbia, just one day after the "not guilty" verdict was returned in the trial of Los Angeles police officers for the beating of Rodney King, Franklin delivered a piercing depiction of the color line that persists in America. A scathing portrait of how discrimination has been allowed to flourish and a poignantly despairing prognosis for its end, The Color Line: Legacy for the Twenty-First Century is a perfect companion to the earlier volume. Together these books powerfully define and describe the long-held, but still unrealized, goal of equal rights for all Americans.
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- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
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