Currently alive, at 83 years of age.
1938 – Born on the 17th of February.
1971 – Authored the book Black Resistance, White Law.
1976-1977 – served as chancellor of University of Colorado at Boulder.
1977-1980 – Became the Assistant secretary of health, education, and welfare for education.
– Wrote Military Necessity and Civil Rights Policy.
1980-1993 – Member of US Commission on Civil Rights.
1982 – Wrote Why ERA Failed: Politics.
– Authored Long Memory: The Black Experience in America, with John Blassingame.
1986 – Women’s Rights, and the Amending Process of the Constitution.
1993-2004 – He was the Chairman of US Commission on Civil Rights.
– Wrote The Politics of Parenthood.
1999 – Wrote The Pig Farmer’s Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice.
2005 – Wrote My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations.