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Author Currie, Stephen, 1960-

Title The struggle for equality : landmark court cases / Stephen Currie.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Lucent Books, [2010]


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 Boylan Ctrl Catholic HS Stacks - BCCY-11  342.73 CURR    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Second Floor - KKBB-2  J 342.7308 CUR    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  342.7308 CURRIE c.2  AVAILABLE
 Princeton PL YA Non-Fiction - PRGG-2  YA 342.7308 CUR    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL YA Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  YA 342.7308 CUR    AVAILABLE
Description 104 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Lucent library of Black history
Lucent library of Black history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-97) and index.
Contents African Americans and the courts -- The Dred Scott decision -- Plessy v. Ferguson -- Brown v. Board of Education -- Voting rights and political power -- Affirmative action.
Summary Examines an event or time period of particular significance in African American history. Every effort is made to place the events under discussion in context, so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the broad sweep of America's story. Each chapter contains sidebars that highlight relevant personalities and events. Numerous photos and illustrations help illuminate and support the text. Complete documentation of all quotes and annotated bibliographies enhance the value of these books as a research tool for students.
Subject African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cases -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Cases -- Juvenile literature.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cases.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Cases.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation.
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases.
ISBN 9781420501223

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