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Dale Cushinberry: School Life Before and After 'Brown'

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Dale Cushinberry: School Life Before and After 'Brown'

Dale Cushinberry: School Life Before and After 'Brown'

Dale Cushinberry: School Life Before and After 'Brown'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

For some insight on segregation, integration and race relations, NPR's Tavis Smiley talks with a man who has experience in what kids thought back during the days of segregation, and what they think today. Dale Cushinberry was a student at an all-black school in Topeka from 1952 to 1956 — before and after the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. He's now the principal of Highland Park High School in Topeka.