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The rights of racial minorities

the basic ACLU guide to racial minority rights

by Laughlin McDonald

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaughlin McDonald, John A. Powell.
      SeriesAn American Civil Liberties Union handbook
      ContributionsPowell, John A., Larson, E. Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4755.Z9 L37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 288 p. ;
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1407358M
      ISBN 100809318881, 0809318997
      LC Control Number93015756

      The Human Rights at Issue. The human rights of ethnic minorities are explicitly set out in: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Rights of Racial Minorities: The Basic ACLU Guide to Racial Minority Rights -Young People’s Version.

      The existence of different minorities such as lingual, ethnic, racial, and religious minorities with different tendencies derived from different civilizations and cultures has brought about social. Book The Rights of Racial Minorities: The Basic ACLU Guide to Racial Minority Rights () john a powell, Berkeley Law; Laughlin McDonald; Disciplines. Law; Publication Date. Citation Information. john a powell and Laughlin McDonald. The Rights of Racial Minorities: The Basic ACLU Guide to Racial Minority Rights. 2nd().

      In addition, racial minorities are often subject to police brutality, unfair housing and loan practices, harsher disciplinary methods in schools, and a subpar quality of education. Race has been inextricably woven into the fabric of the international human rights framework from the beginning. Overall, the civil rights movement forced federal intervention that destroyed the legal foundations of racism and transformed race relations in the nation, particularly the South. The resulting Civil Rights Act “was a landmark in legislative attempts to improve the quality of life for African Americans and other minority groups.”.


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