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The 1954 Brown Decision: Ending Legal Segregation

January 29, 2009

May 17, 1954, marks the day of the landmark decision by United States Supreme Court on Brown v. Board of Education. On this day, the Supreme Court, in the case of Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, ended federally sanctioned racial segregation in pubic schools by ruling unanimously that “separate educational facilities...
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