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I go to readings by fiction writers like Alice Walker, and I'm envious of the level of attention they generate. ---->>>

Few whites are ready to actively promote civil rights for blacks. ---->>>

My wife says I spend my life trying to teach white folks. I'm not so sure I'm proud of it, but she's right. ---->>>

Slavery is, as an example of what white America has done, a constant reminder of what white America might do. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-06, 1930
Birthplace: Hill District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Die: 10-05, 2011
Occupation: Educator

Derrick Albert Bell Jr. (November 6, 1930 – October 5, 2011) was the first tenured African-American professor of law at Harvard Law School and is largely credited as one of the originators of critical race theory. He was a visiting professor at New York University School of Law from 1991 until his death (wikipedia)