Motley, Constance Baker - Clip 02
Motley, Constance Baker; Aman, Alfred C.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman; the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers the history of segregation in education, the initial focus of the NAACP after the Brown decision, and the connection between housing and school segregation. (Duration 15:13) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Cornell Law School
Motley, Constance Baker; History of segregation in education; Crandall, Prudence; Connecticut statute barring freed Blacks from school; Privileges and immunities clause; Sumner, Charles; Suit to desegregate Boston Schools in 1840; Brown v. Board of Education; Remedy; With all deliberate speed; De facto cases in the North; Initial reading of Brown; Segregation in public housing; Segregated housing developments supported by FHA mortgages; Connection between housing and school segregation