Theodore Eisenberg (Cornell): Four Decades of Federal Civil Rights Litigation. Phoebe A. Haddon (Maryland): Has the Roberts Court Plurality's Colorblind Rhetoric Finally Broken Brown's Promise? Sahar F. Aziz (Texas A&M): The Blinding Color of Race: Elections and Democracy after Shelby. George A. Rutherglen (Virginia): The Origins of Arguments Over Reverse Discrimination: Lessons from the Civil Rights Act of 1866; and Title VII as Precedent: Past and Prologue for Future Legislation. Michael Kazin on why the Civil Rights Act was not as important as you think: It was the battles that came after it that really defined its impact. Want to realize the Civil Rights Act's dream? Apply it to union rights, too — just as it became unacceptable to fire some due to race, it became OK to boot them for organizing a union. Pat Buchanan argues that it’s time for America to get rid of civil rights laws — all of them. Ian Haney-Lopez on how conservatives hijacked “colorblindness” and set civil rights back decades. Josh Marshall on top ten teachings of Dr. King according to the Tea Party. Chief Justice Roberts was right: Amel Ahmed on how to fix the Voting Rights Act. Peter Beinart on why the Republican push for black voters is (mostly) doomed to fail: As long as the GOP is pushing voter-ID laws that make it harder for African Americans to vote, the party's appeal to identity politics will come up short. Joscha Legewie on racial profiling in stop-and-frisk operations: How local events trigger periods of increased discrimination. Driving While Black: “Stop and frisk” isn’t just a reality in New York City — new data shows how police target African Americans on highways across America. Farai Chideya on traveling while black.

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