Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process Race and the American Legal Process, Volume II

by

Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process Race and the American Legal Process, Volume II - Higginbotham, A Leon, Jr.

A magisterial account of the interaction between the law and racial oppression in America, from colonial times to the present, this book demonstrates how the one agent that should have guaranteed equal treatment before the law--the judicial system--instead played a dominant role in enforcing the inferior position of blacks. 43 photos.