Judge Motley provides an insightful overview of the Brown v. Board of Education decision in an historical context In addition to analyzing several Supreme Court decisions that preceded Brown, Judge Motley focuses on the role of Thurgood Marshall as both a strategist and tactician during this dynamic period in our history. Judge Motley concludes by examining the immediate impact of Brown on the civil rights movement in America.
Constance Baker Motley,
Symposium: Brown v. Board of Education and Its Legacy: A Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall, The Historical Setting of Brown and Its Impact on the Supreme Court's Decision,
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