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No country will combat racism and discrimination effectively unless it also progresses with the other parts of the equation for human goodness that have helped define and create the emerging global consensus of this century.
Beyond Racism: Embracing an Interdependent Future - Overview Report (2000)

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Brown v. Board of Education: Lessons for the Twenty-First Century (51 kb)
Lynn Huntley

Tomorrow, the first day in May, will be Law Day, a day on which lawyers, policymakers and civic organizations, among others, all around the nation will focus on law development, maintenance and enforcement A few days later, on May 17, 2004, it will be the 50-year anniversary of the United States Supreme Courts decision in Brown v. Board of Education, a case that breathed fresh life into the document that comprises the highest law of the land, the United States Constitution. So this is a special and appropriate time for us to pause and think together about the work that we do as lawyers and citizens, our values, the challenges that lie ahead, and our duties and responsibilities in relation to all of the foregoing.

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