Derrick A. Bell





Derrick A. Bell


Born
in Pittsburgh, The United States
November 06, 1930

Died
October 05, 2011

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Derrick A. Bell Jr. is a Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and a legal scholar and activist in critical race theory.

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Faces At The Bottom Of The ...

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Silent Covenants: Brown V. ...

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Ethical Ambition: Living a ...

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Confronting Authority: Refl...

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Gospel Choirs: Psalms Of Su...

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Race, Racism and American Law

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Afrolantica Legacies

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Shades of Brown: New Perspe...

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More books by Derrick A. Bell…
“We live in a system that espouses merit, equality, and a level playing field, but exalts those with wealth, power, and celebrity, however gained.”
Derrick A. Bell, Ethical Ambition: Living a Life of Meaning and Worth

“Education leads to enlightenment. Enlightenment opens the way to empathy. Empathy foreshadows reform.”
Derrick A. Bell, Faces At The Bottom Of The Well: The Permanence Of Racism

“Power in the hands of the reformer is no less potentially corrupting than in the hands of the oppressor.”
Derrick A. Bell, Ethical Ambition: Living a Life of Meaning and Worth

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