This Week in White Supremacy #78 | Overlooked No More: Barbara Johns and Brown v. Board

[Good News] The New York Times: Barbara Johns would achieve more than she had hoped: She would help change the entire education system in the United States by taking part in one of five cases that would be consolidated into Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case in which the justices unanimously ruled that racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional.

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  • Overlooked No More: Barbara Johns, Who Defied Segregation in Schools
    At 16, Johns led a strike by the student body that ultimately became one of five court cases consolidated into Brown v. Board of Education.  – The New York Times
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