Brown vs BOE still making ripples, 70 years later

The Brown v. Board of Education ruling stated segregation was a violation of the 14th Amendment and marked the end to the precedent set 60 years earlier by Plessy v. Ferguson. That first ruling became know as “separate but equal.”
Over the following year of the Brown ruling, arguments were heard on how it would be imposed. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren read the court’s unanimous decision referred to as Brown II on May 31, 1955. States were instructed to begin desegregation plans “with all deliberate speed.”

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