photo credits: Wikimedia Commons
American lawyer, professor, and civil rights advocatewd:Q5262976
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
occupation: military officer, lawyer
award received: Candace Award, American Book Awards
Derrick Albert Bell Jr. (November 6, 1930 – October 5, 2011) was an American lawyer, professor, and civil rights activist. In 1971, he became the first tenured African-American professor of law at Harvard Law School, and he is often credited as one of the originators of critical race theory along with Richard Delgado, Charles Lawrence, Mari Matsuda, and Patricia Williams. He was a visiting professor at New York University School of Law from 1991 until his death. He was also a dean of the University of Oregon School of Law.
Read more or edit on Wikipedia