Dr. King and Parents Involved: The Battle for Hearts and Minds


In this Symposium, we are charged to imagine what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. might think of the state of social justice in the twenty-first century. I have chosen to consider whether Dr. King would believe that justice was served in Parents Involved with regard to the constitutional right of children of color to equal educational opportunity.

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