Lewis Diuguid

April 23, 2014

Why should people celebrate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education?

The 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court ruling unlocked the doors that U.S. laws since 1896 kept firmly bolted, legalizing segregation. But for more than 40 years, civil rights gains have slowly been reversed, and recent Supreme Court rulings have even put affirmative action on the chopping block.

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