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This Day in Black History: Oct. 29, 1969

This Day in Black History: Oct. 29, 1969

Supreme Court orders immediate school desegregation.

Published October 29, 2011

In Alexander vs. Holmes County Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in schools must end "at once."

(Photo: The Commercial Appeal /Landov)

Written by Britt Middleton

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