Black Leaders Commemorate Brown v. Board of Education at 60

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  • School Desegregation
  • Michelle Obama
  • Barack Obama
  • Eric Holder
  • Gov. Deval Patrick
  • Rep. Marcia Fudge
  • Sen. Tim Scott
  • Cecilia Marshall
  • Sherrilyn Ifill
  • Rep. Maxine Waters

The More Things Change...

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that desegregated public schools was a landmark moment in the history of the nation and the civil rights movement. But 60 years later, it is clear that while progress has been made, African-American and low-income children are not receiving an equal level of education. Here the Obamas and other Black leaders opine on the opportunities they and others enjoyed as a result of the ruling and how far the nation has yet to go.  Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)

(Photo: Times-Picayune /Landov)

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