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
Format: Paperback, 104 pages
Imprint: University of Missouri
Publisher: University of Missouri
Parent Company: University of Missouri
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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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