Brown vs. Board of Education Anniversary

WKNnettie.jpgGovernor McAuliffe marked the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Brown versus Board of Education, with a visit to a Richmond high school.

African-American students from Virginia had joined that case in the 1950s after walking out of their racially segregated school in protest of its dilapidated conditions and inferior curriculum.

And as Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, the governor provided a brief civics lesson—tying issues six decades ago to issues today.

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