University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Resisting Retreat: the Struggle for Equity in Educational Opportunity in the Post-Brown Era"
Date Fall 2004
Author Lia B. Epperson
Author Institution NAACP Legal Defense Fund
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Abstract The late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, founder of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (“LDF”), and head of the legal team that litigated Brown v. Board of Education, knew well the challenges desegregation posed in a nation founded on a system of racial subjugation and white supremacy.

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case Miller & United States of America v. Board of Education of Gadsden (SD-AL-0008)
person Epperson, Lia B. (DC)

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