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Simple Justice

Simple Justice by Richard Kluger is a very informational book that explains an important part of American history. I enjoyed reading this book because it made me look at everything African American people went through for equality in a different light. When learning about the Brown v. Board of Education case in school, I never really took the time to realize all the great things that this case did for American history . I also did not realize how much this one case changed. The 1954 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States on this case brought centuries of legal segregation in this country to an end and also opened the way for the broad civil rights upheavals of the 1960s.
This book made me appreciate people like Charles Houston, Reverend J.A. DeLaine and Thurgood Marshall who all did amazing monumental things to help segregation come to an end. I also believe that if African American’s coming up in today’s society read more educational books on what their ancestors had to go through for everything they have today, they would have a greater appreciation and understanding. I feel that books like this one reminds African Americans of everything others before them went through and can teach them why its important to be grateful and to take every opportunity given to them.
American Made is a classic of legal history. It is definitely the necessary starting point for understanding the story behind Brown v. Board of Education. It is a fascinating book of the account, to date, of the struggle for black equality in America. Richard Kluger takes a very good approach to writing this book by using a very extraordinary research effort and original interviews with surviving participants. His approach kept my attention allowing me to get a good read while being able to learn valuable information on my country’s past. He also provides a lot of…...

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