Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: Professor Derrick Bell

  • President Obama and the Derrick Bell “Controversy.”

    President Obama and the Derrick Bell “Controversy.”

    The recent attack on President Barack Obama for his support of the late scholar, teacher and civil rights advocate Derrick Bell in his days as a Harvard Law School student is another attempt to discredit the president. Derrick Bell was a pioneer and trail blazer, an outstanding and compassionate spokesperson for Civil and Human rights whose scholarship and activism personified the quintessential American…