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Lani Guinier

Bennett Boskey Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Lani Guinier appears in the following:

The NAACP's Legal Legacy

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Today the NAACP wraps up its convention celebrating its 100-year anniversary. For a look at what the group's future fights for civil rights should be and how their past accomplishments shaped the nation, we are joined by Lani Gunier. Lani Guinier is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She is also the first and only tenured black female professor at Harvard Law School.

We’ve been covering the NAACP’s centennial convention all week. Tomorrow we wrap up the conversation with linguist John McWhorter. We’ll look at his vision for keeping the NAACP relevant in the 21st Century.

Click through for a transcript of our conversation with Lani Guinier

Read about what was life was like for black Americans in 1909.

 

 

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Lani Guinier on Sotomayor

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Lani Guinier, civil rights scholar, Bennet Boskey professor of law at Harvard University Law School and author of the forthcoming Meritocracy Inc.: How Wealth Became Merit, Class Became Race, and College Education Became a Gift from the Poor to the Rich, talks about recent Supreme Court decisions and the ...

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In the Affirmative: Education and Affirmative Action

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Ted Shaw, director-counsel and president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Lani Guinier, civil rights scholar, Bennet Boskey professor of law at Harvard University Law School and author of the forthcoming, Meritocracy Inc.: How Wealth Became Merit, Class Became Race, and College Education Became a Gift from the ...

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Zbig Picture

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Former national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski talks about our last three presidents and the post cold-war world. He critiques the foreign policy of the current president as well as former Presidents Bush and Clinton. He also looks at the challenge ahead for the current presidential hopefuls. Plus: muslims in America; ...