Speaker - Jack Greenberg

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Jack Greenberg is an American attorney, author, and legal scholar. He was director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund for a quarter century, and was involved in numerous crucial cases, including Brown v. Board of Education. He has argued 40 civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is currently the Alphonse Fletcher Jr. Professor of Law at Columbia University.

Greenberg has traveled to numerous countries to promote human rights, including the former Soviet Union, South Africa (while it was still under apartheid), Cameroon, Sudan, Hungary, and Bulgaria.

He has published numerous articles and books on civil rights including Brown v. Board of Education: Witness to a Landmark Decision, a memoir that chronicles the legal battles of the civil rights movement, culminating in the landmark trial and decision, Brown v. Board of Education.

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