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Segregation in US Schools Persists 62 Years After Court Ruling

The words are some of the most iconic to ever come out of the U.S. Supreme Court: "We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place.  Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote that in his 1954 opinion in the case Brown v. Board of Education, which outlawed racial segregation in the nation's public schools.  He highlighted the importance of the issue, saying...

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