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BRIA 12 1

Bill of Right in Action
Winter 1996 (12:1)
Updated June 2000

Journey to Equality

This edition of Bill of Rights in Action focuses on issues of equality. The first article recounts the struggle of black men to serve during the Civil War. The second article focuses on affirmative action and a recent Supreme Court decision on this issue. The third article examines the culture of the Mandinko, one of the West African peoples ensnared in the slave trade.

U.S. History: Black Troops in Union Blue

U.S. Government: The Adarand Case

World History: The Mandinko of the Gambia

Officers: Knox Cologne, President; Alan Friedman, Immediate Past President; Publications Committee: Jerome C. Byrne, Chairperson; Paul Cane, Gerald Chaleff, Peggy Saferstein, Marvin Sears, Eugene Shutler, Lloyd M. Smith, Marjorie Steinberg, Lois Thompson, Susan Troy. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Cristy Lytal, Web Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Carlton Varner, CRF Board Reviewer.

© 1996, Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005,  (213) 487-5590