"By showing us how profound our struggle has been, and how far we have come, Higginbotham also has shown by implication how difficult the struggles ahead are bound to be."--Emerge
"A carefully researched and impressively documented book....Insightful."--The New York Times Book Review
"An important exploration of some of the most critical and difficult terrain in American history."--The Washington Times
About the Author
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
is Public Service Professor of Jurisprudence at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Of Counsel to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison. He was formerly Chief Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His landmark volume, In the Matter of Color
, won the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award and the National Bar Association's Literary Award.