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On the Right Side of History: Jack Greenberg
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Jack Greenberg was a young, white lawyer working with Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP legal team to bring Brown to the US Supreme Court. Now, fifty years afterwards, Greenberg reflects on the ripple effects of Brown and the litigation, policies, and issues that have followed. This monograph addresses the great historic wrong of segregating African-American children in school, Greenberg writes.

Greenberg served as a staff lawyer and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund for 35 years. He argued 40 civil rights cases before the US Supreme Court. Today, he is a professor of law at Columbia University.

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