DVD, 47 min., 1990
The story of segregation and the brilliant legal assault on it which launched the Civil Rights movement. It is also a moving and long-overdue tribute to a visionary but little known black lawyer, Charles Hamilton Houston, "the man who killed Jim Crow." Moving from slavery to civil rights, The Road to Brown provides a concise history of how African Americans finally won full legal equality under the Constitution.
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