School Segregation Then and Now: Has Much Changed?

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  • School Segregation Then and Now: Has Much Changed?
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Topeka, Kansas, Public Schools
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Edward County Public Schools, Virginia
  • New Orleans
  • University of Mississippi
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Seattle Public Schools

School Segregation Then and Now: Has Much Changed?

On May 17, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public schools was illegal in the case of Brown v. Board of Education. The Little Rock Nine, Ruby Bridges and other Black students became the faces of this new era. Take a look at how school districts handled desegregation efforts sixty years since then.  Natelege Whaley(@natelege) (Photo: National Archive/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

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