As the Vice Dean of Howard Law School, Charles Hamilton Houston engineered the multi-year legal strategy that led to the unanimous 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education, repudiating the doctrine of “separate but equal” schools for black and white children.
The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School (CHHIRJ) was launched in September 2005 by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Jesse Climenko Professor of Law.
Check out the their website for resources on topics such as:
- Economic stability;
- Safety and Healing;
- Public Health;
- Coalition Building; and
Each section of the website also includes ways that you can be part of the solution and provides links to projects addressing each topic.