Tag: brown v. board of education

60 years after Brown, schools still need fixing

60 years after Brown, schools still need fixing

| May 28, 2014

By Brenda Robinson Sixty year ago, America’s school systems were ordered desegregated. This action followed the case that became known as Brown v Board of Education. The main focus was whether or not states had the right to sponsor segregation in their schools. Well, that order changed the face of America in more ways than […]

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Charter schools present post-‘Brown’ challenge

Charter schools present post-‘Brown’ challenge

| May 26, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In 1954, Lucinda Todd was one of 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that declared “separate but equal” unconstitutional. Just weeks ago, her granddaughter Lucinda Noches Talbert, stood on the steps of Supreme Court and continued making the argument for equal […]

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‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ plaintiff to come as Distinguished Lecturer

‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ plaintiff to come as Distinguished Lecturer

| April 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Cheryl Brown Henderson is scheduled to be Indiana Tech Law School’s inaugural distinguished lecturer on Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., April 8 at the Grand Wayne Center. Henderson was one of the plaintiffs in the historic Supreme Court decision of Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Henderson is one of three daughters of […]

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