In Favor of Discrimination

Book Review: In Favor of Discrimination 1

Uli Seit, The New York Times

Randall Kennedy in 2006

In the past few months, we have celebrated significant anniversaries from the civil-rights era's fight for racial equality and against white supremacy. Most recently we commemorated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "dream speech" and, on a more somber note, the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., where four little girls were murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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