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Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

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March 28, 2017

Kristen Green talked about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle.… read more

Kristen Green talked about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. In the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, the Court unanimously decided that separate but equal public schools were unconstitutional. Following that decision, schools around the country were forced to integrate. However, Prince Edward County in Virginia refused to do so. Instead, they closed their schools down for five years rather than admit African American students. close

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