It’s the 70th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board Decision

Did it Accomplish What it Was Supposed To?

William Spivey
ILLUMINATION-Curated
7 min readMay 16, 2024

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On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that shook America to its core. State-sanction segregation of public schools was found to be a violation of the 14th Amendment. The Brown v. Board of Education ruling overturned almost 60 years of precedent set by Plessy v. Ferguson which declared…

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