ing perceptions of basic issues even among those committed to both the legal rights and the educational advancement of black Americans.
Compromises of necessity in legal strategy and educational policy have reflected larger, unanswered questions. The judicial and educational systems foundered on conflicts of values that the political system has yet to resolve: the extent to which American society can simultaneously support legal equality and cultural pluralism. By examining the evolution of desegregation in public higher education, we shall see how legal and educational concerns have interacted in grappling with this perplexing and fundamental dilemma.
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Publication information: Book title: Lawyers v. Educators:Black Colleges and Desegregation in Public Higher Education. Contributors: Jean L. Preer - Author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1982. Page number: 4.
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