This Affirmative Action Timeline from InfoPlease is quite useful for non-specialists, as it summarizes the major legislation and court cases over the last forty years–right up through yesterday’s decisions. I was something I used for my introductory American government course.

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  1. Paul says:

    hey- that wa s a great link, thanks James