Blacks and the Constitution

Blacks and the Constitution (June 15, 1987)
Duration: 00:26:29

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Themes: Leadership |

Guests: Dennis Archer, Harold Norris, Avern Cohn, Charles Wright, Susan Watson
Host : Ed Gordon
Producer : Trudy Gallant, Ed Gordon

Summary: This show is about the relevance of the constitution to blacks because they were still in slavery at the time it was written. Includes commentary by Susan Watson.

Guests are Dennis Archer, then a Michigan Supreme Court Justice; the founder of the Museum of African American History, Dr. Charles Wright; Professor Harold Norris from the Detroit College of Law; and Judge Avern Cohn of the U.S. District Court.