Bruce Wright : Racism In The Judicial System

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Bruce Wright : Racism In The Judicial System
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Bruce Wright : Racism In The Judicial System / [Unknown] - New York State Supreme Court Judge Bruce Wright speaks on racism in the U.S. judicial system. Wright, author of 'Black Robes, White Justice', relates his experiences with racism, including his being denied entrance into Princeton and Brown universities. Wright comments on 'Brown vs. the Board of Education', the Dred Scott decision, and institutionalized racism as a reflection of the larger society's racism. He discusses Dr. Shockley's racist theories of genetics, decries antiquated definitions of 'black' blood as 1/32, and quotes racist passages from Aldous Huxley and Stephen Foster. - RECORDED: 16 Apr. 1985 at New York University and at Bruce Wright's home. - BROADCAST: WBAI, 1985?

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