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" We seek not just legal equity but human ability, not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result. "
All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half Century of Brown V ... - Page 341
by Charles J. Ogletree - 2004 - 365 pages
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Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart. Neue Folge

Gerhard Leibholz - Law - 1976 - 706 pages
...and more profound stage of the battle for civil rights. We seek not just freedom but opportunity — not just legal equity but human ability - not just...as a right and a theory, but equality as a fact and result. The legal right to racial equality has been clearly established. It remains to be demonstrated...
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Preview and Summary of the Wayward Welfare State

Roger A. Freeman - Political Science - 1981 - 112 pages
...speech of June 4, 1965, President Johnson identified the goal of his Great Society: "We seek . . . not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and a result." From promoting equal opportunity, government shifted to demanding equal results and created...
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Legal Aspects of Trade Preferences for Developing States: A Study in the ...

Abdulqawi Yusuf - Law - 1982 - 185 pages
...walk through those gates. This is the next and more profound stage of the battle for civil rights. We seek not just freedom but opportunity. We seek...equality as a right and a theory, but equality as a result. Quoted in Weintraub, S., Trade and Preferences for Less-Developed Countries, 1966, p. 57 (emphasis...
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The Troubled Crusade: American Education, 1945-1980

Diane Ravitch - Education - 1983 - 384 pages
...through those gates. . . . This is the next and the more profound stage of the battle for civil rights. We seek not just freedom but opportunity. We seek...theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result. ... To this end equal opportunity is essential, but not enough, not enough. The speech was warmly applauded...
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The New American Dilemma: Liberal Democracy and School Desegregation

Jennifer L. Hochschild - Education - 1984 - 263 pages
...walk through those gates. This is the next and the more profound stage of the battle for civil rights. We seek not just freedom but opportunity. We seek...a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result.133 What Johnson is saying, to put it more precisely but less eloquently, is that means-regarding...
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Equality in America: The View from the Top

Sidney Verba - Political Science - 1985 - 334 pages
...the ideal that guided the reforms of his Great Society: "We seek not just freedom but opportunity — not just legal equity but human ability — not just...as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and a result."67 The ambiguity of this formulation reflects the modern drive to tie the domains of equality...
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Slavery and Its Consequences: The Constitution, Equality, and Race

Robert A. Goldwin, Art Kaufman - Social Science - 1988 - 181 pages
...to government-conferred benefits, with these words: "Equal opportunity is essential, but not enough. We seek not just legal equity but human ability, not...a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result."34 The two conceptions of equality mentioned by President Johnson, however, are mutually exclusive....
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Changing Course: Civil Rights at the Crossroads

Clint Bolick - Social Science - 152 pages
...tragic new era—in his commencement speech at Howard University in 1965. declaring that "[w]e seek not just... equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result" 16 To achieve their ends, the revisionists adopted strategies tailored to the new definition of equality....
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Constitutionalism and Rights: The Influence of the United States ...

Albert J. Rosenthal, Louis Henkin - Political Science - 1990 - 462 pages
...CE, AIR 1974 SC 497, 503. 33. Compare Lyndon B. Johnson's June 4, 1965 address to Howard University: "We seek not just freedom but opportunity. We seek...but human ability. Not just equality as a right and theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result." Public Papers of Lyndon Johnson (1965), 2:635,...
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Black, White, and Southern: Race Relations and Southern Culture, 1940 to the ...

David R. Goldfield - History - 1990 - 321 pages
...say, 'You are free to compete with all the others.' . . . We seek not just freedom but opportunity — not just legal equity but human ability — not just...as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and as a result." For King, a new era was dawning as well. Blacks had moved, King noted in a speech to...
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