Thursday, March 08, 2012

Dirrick Bell

Ok, I did some reading and now I see what Breitbart was getting at. Bell is an out spokenm man who will not shut up when he sees a wrong he yells until the roof falls in. People call him a Radical and I guess he is but being radical means in his case he will go the extra mile to say when something is wrong.
In my opinion Obama would be a better president if he followed Bell and Jermiah Wright exsample. If something is true say so and let the chickens come home to roost.

Education and early careerBorn in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Bell received an A.B. from
Duquesne University in 1952 and an LL.B. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1957. After graduation, and after a recommendation from then United States Associate Attorney General William Rogers, Bell took a position with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department. He was the only black person working for the Justice Department at the time.[citation needed] In 1959, the government asked him to resign his membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) because it was thought that his objectivity, and that of the department, might be compromised or called into question.[citation needed] Bell quit rather than giving up his NAACP membership.[citation needed]Soon afterwards, Bell took a position as an assistant counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), crafting legal strategies at the forefront of the battle to undo racist laws and segregation in schools. At the LDF, he worked alongside other prominent civil rights attorneys such as Thurgood Marshall, Robert L. Carter and Constance Baker Motley. Bell was assigned to Mississippi, the cradle of the deep South, where racism was at its most virulent and entrenched. While working at the LDF, Bell supervised more than 300 school desegregation cases and spearheaded the fight of James Meredith to secure admission to the University of Mississippi over the protests of Governor Ross Barnett. [2]"I learned a lot about evasiveness, and how racists could use a system to forestall equality," Bell was quoted as saying in The Boston Globe ... "I also learned a lot riding those dusty roads and walking into those sullen hostile courts in Jackson, Mississippi. It just seems that unless something's pushed, unless you litigate, nothing happens .

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