The Making of an American Dilemma: The Philanthropists and Social Scientists of the Civil Rights Movement

Jan 01, 2010 | by
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For the last three years, I have been writing a dissertation on a landmark study that the United States Supreme Court, the Truman Administration, Congress, and the public-at-large in the 1940s and 1950s cited when discussing the urgency for white/black integration in the United States: Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (1944).