Events

When:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
7:00–8:00 p.m.

Where:

Ruth S. Harley University Center
Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom
 
 
Tagged: African, Black and Caribbean Studies, Student Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences

Lawrence Goldstone, Ph.D. “Stolen Justice: The Supreme Court and the Coming of Jim Crow”

Lecture, Event


Lawrence GoldstoneA discussion of how the Supreme Court, in a series of cases from the 1870’s to 1903, under the same philosophy of strict construction favored by the present Court’s conservative majority, literally rewrote the 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution, stripping the guarantees and protections of citizenship from African-Americans, and thereby allowed Southern states to usher in the era of Jim Crow.

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Sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Distinguished Lecture
 

For further information, please contact:

Fabian Burrell
Coordinator for Programming and Community Engagement
Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies
Alumnae Hall , Room 118
p – 516.877.4978 
e – fburrell@adelphi.edu

Tagged: African, Black and Caribbean Studies, Student Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences