TITLE

A Case for EQUALITY

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;2/17/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 15, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education which is marking its 60th anniversary in 2014 has brought an end to segregation in public schools. It highlights how the 1954 ruling was an important step in creating equal rights in the country, not just in schools, but in all public places. The role of Barbara Johns, a sophomore at R. R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, in the case is discussed.
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