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History Bookshelf: Brown v. Board of Education

Washington, DC
Saturday, May 17, 2014

Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree describes the importance of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education in his book “All Deliberate Speed.” 60 years ago-- on May 17, 1954-- the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in the public schools violated the rights of minority students to equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the 14th Amendment.

Updated: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 4:32pm (ET)

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