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Jones, Janine Hancock; Hancock, Charles R. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
On May 17, 2004, our nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of a landmark decision, Brown versus the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. This U.S. Supreme Court decision was an impressive unanimous vote. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the "separate but equal" doctrine of "Plessy v Ferguson" that the Court had…
Descriptors: United States History, Educational Facilities, Public Education, Court Litigation
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White, Clarence, Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1983
Reviews efforts by Black Americans to gain social justice and equality through education. Traces the civil rights movement from the 1954 Supreme Court Brown decision and the Montgomery (Alabama) bus strike and examines the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on education as an instrument of social justice. (AOS)
Descriptors: Activism, Blacks, Civil Rights, Educational Change