Recent Examples of desegregation from the Web
On April 3, 1963, Dr. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) launched a desegregation campaign in the notoriously racist and violent city.
The demonstration eventually led to a lawsuit that became part of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision that ended school desegregation.
The church has weathered racial storms in its 150 years, from post-slavery days to school desegregation and racial unrest of the 1960s.
Most of the new magnets, which are all required to have a theme and promote desegregation, will have a STEAM focus.
After the enrollment scandal at Capital Prep, state officials reviewed student logs at all 42 regional magnet schools created in response to the Sheff v. O'Neill desegregation suit.
Ghosts of Ole Miss (Episode 48, directed by Fritz Mitchell) For a college football team based in the heart of the Deep South, the tumult of desegregation in the 1960s was a bitter pill to swallow.
One of the academies is a performing arts magnet school that enrolls city and suburban students under the Sheff v. O'Neill desegregation pact, and so the state has agreed to reimburse up to 95 percent of the Weaver project costs.
The Byrd statue shares Capitol Square with a civil rights memorial honoring Prince Edward County student Barbara Johns, who helped bring about desegregation.
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