Brown vs. Board of Education

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Brown vs. Board of Education

landmark Supreme Court decision barring segregation of schools (1954). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 544]
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I was living in Moncks Corner in the fall of 1970, in a motel room across the highway from Berkeley Training, when school desegregation ordered by the 1954 Brown v.
Today, some 50 years following the landmark civil rights cases that broke Jim Crow laws, black lawyers have gained access to, and have been tapped for, top-notch positions that would have been impossible before the Brown v.
Among those being profiled within the Great Legal Minds in African American History interstitial campaign throughout February are: Thurgood Marshall: Supreme Court Justice; who fought for the landmark case of Brown v.
So while we reflect back on the historic nature of this day and celebrate the gains that have been made since the Brown v.
The California African American Museum in Exposition Park recently hosted a panel of judges and education officials to discuss the case in conjunction with its current art and history exhibition, ``Through the Gates: Brown v.
While the court's language was no doubt intended to allay fears about judicial overreach, the obvious reference to the Brown v.
Although it was published in 1960, six years after Brown v.
On May 15, McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) sponsored "Tavis Smiley Presents in Partnership With the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Unfinished Agenda: 50th Anniversary of Brown v.
Five decades after Prince Edward County and other Virginia locales closed their public schools in defiance of the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling in Brown v.