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Simple Justice

The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America"s Struggle for Equality

by Richard Kluger

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


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Number of Pages823
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Open LibraryOL7460489M
ISBN 100394472896
ISBN 109780394472898

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Simple justice / Charles Murray --Not so simple justice / Christie Davies --Rough justice: some thoughts on Charles Murray's Simple justice / John Cottingham --Nuanced justice / Tom Sorrell --The injustice of simple justice / Vivien Stern --Rethinking crime and . Simple Justice is generally regarded as the classic account of the U.S. Supreme Court's epochal decision outlawing racial segregation and the centerpiece of African-Americans' ongoing crusade for equal justice under law. The Supreme Court ruling in the case of Brown v. Board of Education brought centuries of legal segregation in this country to an end/5().

Simple Justice by Charles Murray. Publisher: Civitas Book Publisher ISBN/ASIN: ISBN Number of pages: Description: In his essay Simple Justice, the celebrated American sociologist Charles Murray provides an uncompromising restatement and defence of the backward-looking, retributive justification of criminal punishment. National Book Foundation > Books > Simple Justice: The History of Brown V. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality. Simple Justice: The History of Brown V. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality Finalist, National Book Awards for History. Richard Kluger.

  There are some books that every American needs to read in order to be a responsible citizen; this is one of those books. (The only other that comes to mind right now is "The Federalist Papers.")"Simple Justice" is really two books in one: the first deals with the horrific institution of slavery in the United States and the post-Civil War oppression of blacks in Cited by: `` Simple Justice ': Plessy V. Ferguson Words | 3 Pages. In the film, “Simple Justice” the ‘separate but equal’ of Plessy v. Ferguson () to the unanimous overturn of Plessy in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka without discussing the tortuous legal and political path that resulted in eventual public school desegregation.


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Simple Justice is a history lesson in print. Its' author provides a detailed history of the state of public education for African-American children stretching nearly a Cited by:   Simple Justice is one of the most important books I have read.

Extensively researched and superbly well-written, this book is more than just the history of the struggle for civil rights leading up to the Supreme Court ruling in /5. Simple Justice is a subtly plotted mystery that takes a piercing look at not only violent crime but also violations of the heart and soul in the sometimes glamorous, more often dark and gritty gay world of West Hollywood.

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Board of Education and the epic struggle for. Simple Justice is the story of that battle. Richard Kluger traces the background of the epochal decision, from its remote legal and cultural roots to the complex personalities of those who brought about its realization.

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Simple Justice. This book is more than a history of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. More importantly, it is a history of black America’s century-long struggle for equality under law.

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Supreme Court's landmark decision ending racial segregation of 5/5(1). Simple Justice is the first in the Benjamin Justice mystery series. Justice once was a star journalist living the good life.

Then he falsified a story, had to return a Pulitzer Prize, and got himself and a good friend fired - and then his lover died of AIDS. ‎ Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v.

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Frequently history books jump from the ‘separate but equal’ of Plessy v. Although Simple Justice is a self-important book-massive and sweeping and prone at times to employing faux biblical language-it is also remains the most important as well as the most exhaustive book on Brown.

Indefatigably researched. The book's main accomplishment--apart from its extensive documentation--is to recall the moral and intellectual elan of the civil rights movement, which has been depreciated in the s, and to bring forward, without sentimentality, many of the organizers and ""plaintiffs"" as well as lawyers who sustained the fight.

Pub Date: Jan. 1st, “ Simple Justice is probably the best thing I’ve read on the whole black grievance. It is history, law, sociology, and human emotion blended into one great story. For the first time the whole melancholy century of black history, from Emancipation until now, has been set down with accuracy and skill.

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Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years beforethe cumulative assaults on the white power .