Brown Vs. Board of Education

Today is the 48th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court decision which led to school desegregation. Tomorrow, May 18th will mark 106 years since the Plessy v. Ferguson decision which made segregation legal. Writer Janus Adams reflects on these two decisions.



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