In commemoration of the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, constitutional scholar Randall Kennedy will revisit the landmark case that is often seen as one of the major victories of the civil rights movement. Professor Kennedy reveals where the historical decision succeeded in dismantling segregation, but also the many ways in which it failed to move society forward as a whole.
Randall Kennedy is Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, a former Rhodes Scholar, and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
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