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We have miles to go before we reach our goal of equity in higher education For the South and for the nation there can be no turning back.
Miles To Go (1998)

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On the Right Side of History: Judge Nathaniel Jones
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Click to view the full article (PDF) A Personal Reflection on the Importance and Meaning of the United States Supreme Courts Decision in Brown v. Board of Education

Drawing on his many years as a lawyer, activist, and jurist, Judge Nathaniel Jones reflects upon Brown a historical force in American society. Judge Jones was Executive Director of the Fair Employment Practices Commission of the City of Youngstown from 1956 to 1959. He was later appointed as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland.

In 1967 Judge Jones served as Assistant General Counsel to President Johnsons National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, also known as the Kerner Commission. In 1969, Judge Jones assumed the responsibility as general counsel of the NAACP, a post he held for ten years. In 1979, President Carter appointed Nathaniel Jones to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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