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WGBH Forum Network; Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

02/02/2006

Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights Kenji Yoshino, professor, Yale Law School Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino explores the pressure in American society to hide our authentic selves. What role does the legal system have in ensuring civil rights for those who do not fit in? How can we create an authentically diverse society?


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WGBH Forum Network
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Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
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2080

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COVERING: THE HIDDEN ASSAULT ON OUR CIVIL RIGHTS KENJI YOSHINO, PROFESSOR, YALE LAW SCHOOL

YALE LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR KENJI YOSHINO EXPLORES THE PRESSURE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY TO HIDE OUR AUTHENTIC SELVES. WHAT ROLE DOES THE LEGAL SYSTEM HAVE IN ENSURING CIVIL RIGHTS FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT FIT IN? HOW CAN WE CREATE AN AUTHENTICALLY DIVERSE SOCIETY?

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Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights,” 02/02/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A21A5C490B441E9945923548A6F370D.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights.” 02/02/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A21A5C490B441E9945923548A6F370D>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A21A5C490B441E9945923548A6F370D
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