oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - An historical review of the legal status of Blacks in the United States
|Article Title||An historical review of the legal status of Blacks in the United States|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Member of the New York Bar|
|Publication Date||Nov 1976|
|Pages||211 - 225|
|Keyword(s)||Blacks, Dred Scott v Sandford, Legal status and United States of America|
There can be little doubt that in this year of 1 976, Mr Chief Justice Taney's question in the Dred Scott case can be dearly answered in the affirmative. Though his ancestors were brought to America as slaves, the Black American today is a full member of the political community with all the rights, privileges and immunities guaranteed by the Constitution.
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