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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brown v. Board of Education

    Jeffrey Rosen and Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in which the court unanimously ruled that separate public schools were not…

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    Innovation in Schools

    Panelists talked about innovation in education to mark the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. The educators presented ideas on how innovation could help…

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    Demography and Schools

    Education scholars talked about demographic changes in K-12 public schools since the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling. They spoke about how to improve the quality of…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Courts

    Panelists talked about the effectiveness of the Brown v. Board of Education II ruling and its lasting effects. In the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the Supreme…

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    Root and Branch

    Rawn James profiles Charles Hamilton Houston, the first African American on the Harvard Law Review and dean of Howard University Law School and his student Thurgood Marshall, valedictorian of his class in…

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    All Deliberate Speed: Brown v. Board of Education

    Professor Ogletree talked about his book, All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education, published by W.W. Norton. On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court ruled…

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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General Holder’s…

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    Brown v. Board of Education

    Sherrilyn Ifill talked by remote video from New York City about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case’s 60th anniversary, the effects of school desegregation in the U.S., and the status of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the question “School Segregation: Still an Issue?” Video clips were…

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    School Desegregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about her article in The Atlantic on schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ahead of the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education. She…

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    Eisenhower: The White House Years

    Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the commonly held criticism that President Eisenhower was complacent by citing his transformation of an $8…

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    Remember: The Journey to School Integration

    Ms. Morrison talked about her book, Remember: The Journey to School Integration, published by Houghton Mifflin Company. In the book, which is intended primarily for young readers, the…

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    Justice for All: Earl Warren

    Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United States from…

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    Dawn of Desegregation

    Ophelia De Laine Gona talked about her book, Dawn of Desegregation: J. A. De Laine and Briggs v. Elliott. In 1947 her father, Joseph A. De Laine, a pastor and school principal, led the black community of…

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    Brown v. Board of Education, Morning Session

    The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education declared segregation in public unconstitutional. The decision overturned the 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson which established separate but…

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    Massive Resistance, Panel 2

    A conference was held marking the 50th anniversary of the 1959 end of Massive Resistance, Virginia’s campaign to circumvent the public school desegregation ordered in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

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    Massive Resistance, Panel 1

    A conference was held marking the 50th anniversary of the 1959 end of Massive Resistance, Virginia’s campaign to circumvent the public school desegregation ordered in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

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    Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary

    Panelists participated in a symposium on the Brown v. Board of Education 1954 Supreme Court case. Fifty years ago this month the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision desegregating…

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    Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall

    Mr. Weeden spoke about the life and legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall. He spoke about the impact of school integration following Brown v. Board of Education, civil rights and race relations.…

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