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De-legitimation of Separate but Equal Short Course

This is a course on legal reforms wrought by struggles for racial equality between approximately 1948 and 1968.  The focus of the course will be on the de-legitimation of “separate but equal” (see, e.g, Brown v.  Board of Education), the outlawing of racial discrimination in certain “private” settings (see, e.g. Title II and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968), and efforts to uproot racial disfranchisement (see, e.g. The Voting Rights Act of 1965).  The course stems from a book in which I am deeply engaged.  It is tentatively entitled From Protest to Law: Triumphs and Defeats of the Black Revolts, 1948-1968.  [1 credit]  Pass/Fail.