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Volume 20

50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education Excerpt from All Deliberate Speed: “The Significance of Brown” (see also footnotes) Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Reparations Symposium Norms, Law, and Reparations: The Case of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oklahoma Alfred L....

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Volume 19

Law and Education: Affirmative Action Under Attack The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: A History of African American, Latino, and American Indian Law School Admissions, 1950–2000 William C. Kidder Integrating Elite Law Schools and the Legal Profession: A...

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Volume 18

Critical Race Theory: New Strategies for Civil Rights in the New Millennium? Bernie D. Jones, Ph.D. candidate, History Department, University of Virginia The Rhetoric of Resistance: Islamism, Modernity, and Globalization Aliya Haider, J.D. candidate, Harvard Law...

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Volume 17

In Memoriam: David A. Charny In Memoriam Peter J. Keith In Memoriam Sharon Dolovich Interactions at Work: Remembering David Charny Devon W. Carbado and Mitu Gulati Symposium: Border People and Antidiscrimination Law Introduction R. Richard Banks American Mixed Race:...

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Volume 16

In Memoriam: A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Remembering Leon Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University A Man for All Seasons F. Michael Higginbotham, University of Baltimore School of Law The Complicated Ingredients of Wisdom and Leadership Michael A. Fitts, University of...

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Volume 15

In Memoriam: Spottswood W. Robinson, III Stephen L. Carter Carol Chomsky Chief Judge Harry T. Edwards Oliver W. Hill Judge Patricia M. Wald Judge Abner J. Mikva Articles: The Categories of Difference Foreword: Categorical Exclusivity Ben Glassman Implementing...

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Volume 1

Read the first issue of the Harvard BlackLetter from January 1983.

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Call for Content

The Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal is looking for submissions from activists, those who are or have been incarcerated, lawyers, organizers, scholars, and others confronting issues facing Black Communities in the United States. For our next issue, we are accepting submissions until January 15, 2019. The theme of this year’s volume will be the intersection of capitalism and anti-blackness, with the 2018 National Prison Strike serving as a point of entry.