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Today in History: Brown versus Board of Education 

Did you know that the Negro Education Club was alive and well at Teachers College in the 1920s? Mable Carney, Teachers College alumna and Head of the Department of Rural Education, 1917-1941, advocated for race relations? Or that Marion Thompson Wright, TC student, was the first Black historian to receive a doctorate at Columbia -- in 1941? An institution …

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Jim Crow’s children: the broken promise of the Brown decision 

Title: Jim Crow's children : the broken promise of the Brown decision Author: Peter Irons Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004 Check it out! KF4155 .I75 2004 From the publisher: In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court sounded the death knell for school segregation with its decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. …

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