Book Discussion on A Matter of Law: Equal Rights

Judge Carter talked about his memoir A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights, published by New Press. He… read more

Judge Carter talked about his memoir A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights, published by New Press. He talked about his life as a black man born into a culture of low expectations. He described his experiences as chief legal assistant to Thurgood Marshall and later as the general counsel to the NAACP. Judge Carter also discussed the role of race and discrimination in the education of African Americans. He discussed his role in Brown v. Board of Education and expressed his views on the fight for racial equality that he still considers imperative today. Following his remarks, he responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Matter of Law: Equal Rights

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 2005

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  • Sep 24, 2005 | 11:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2005 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2005 | 4:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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