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The Root @TheRoot๐Ÿ”Today, marks the 64th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

Unfortunately, integrating public facilities has n twitter.com ot made lives better for black people in America:


Michele Ramos @MRamos16R๐Ÿ” Remembering #BrownVBoard 64 years later.
StandforChildren MA @MassStand๐Ÿ” Remembering #BrownVBoard 64 years later.
Richard Blumenthal @SenBlumenthal๐Ÿ”Sixty-four years ago, decided the landmark civil rights case . Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on th twitter.com ree Trump nominees for the federal bench who refused to say that it was decided correctly. For shame.
Doug Jones @DougJones๐Ÿ” was unanimously decided 64 years ago today. That landmark case affirmed in law what we know in our hearts to be true twitter.com : separate is not equal and it never was. Weโ€™ve come a long way since this case, but we certainly have a lot more work ahead.
NAACP PENSACOLA #5124 @NAACPPENSACOLA๐Ÿ” Linda Brown and sister Terry Lynn sit outside their school, racially segregated Monroe Elementary in Topeka, KS in 1953, one year before SCOTUS rule that separate is unequal โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ via | ๐Ÿ“ธ: Carl Iwasaki/LIFE/Getty
Leiane Zen Espejo @LeianeZen๐Ÿ”Public schools are becoming resegregated.ย 

The number of apartheid schools - schools whose white population is 1% or less - has increased nationwide from 2,762 in 1988 at the peak of integration efforts to 6,727 in 2011.


FlyAway๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’จโ„๏ธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ @Tejaas23๐Ÿ”. on Trump nomineesโ€™ excuse for refusing to say that was correctly decided: โ€œIt doesnโ€™t hold water.โ€
Luis Lozano @lbcapomana225๐Ÿ”I just wrote my senators urging them only to confirm judges who support and will protect our civil rights. Join me? twitter.com
Luis Lozano @lbcapomana225๐Ÿ”. 64 yrs after , we need federal judges willing to support this decision and protect our civil rights. Please only co twitter.com nfirm honorable and qualified nominees.
Luis Lozano @lbcapomana225๐Ÿ”. 64 yrs after , we need federal judges willing to support this decision and protect our civil rights. Please only co twitter.com nfirm honorable and qualified nominees.
Bryant Marshall @Sir_wilcox๐Ÿ” Watch: Martha Minow on the legacies of Brown v. Board of Education hvrdlaw.me #BrownvBoard
Towanna Rimpson @tinkatweet1970๐Ÿ”On this anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education decision, an unsung hero from that case was Constance Baker Motley, who wrote one of the first briefs for . She'd go on to become the first African American woman confirmed to federal bench.
Robert Wilks @rojawi๐Ÿ”On this anniversary of , a reminder that, at her confirmation hearing, judicial nominee Wendy Vitter refused to say whether the landmark ruling was correctly decided. This is disqualifying, and her nomination must be withdrawn.
patricia wiler @pattyww8518๐Ÿ”On this 64th anniversary of the landmark SCOTUS decision, check out the Trump judge nominees that refused to say it was decided correctly. The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on them today.


Res Ipsacha @ResIpsacha๐Ÿ”Today, we celebrate the 64th anniversary of the ruling. A watershed moment in the fight for racial justice, it began the process of ending legalized apartheid in the United States by establishing that the "separate but equal" doctrine was unconstitutional.
Rosemary Yell @rosemary_yell๐Ÿ”. tells of conversation he had with the late Justice Hugo Black about the importance of the unanimous decision in Brown: โ€œnow we have a nominee that wonโ€™t answer whether Brown was correctly decided?? Good Lord!โ€
SpaceXX @Magdahere๐Ÿ”A diverse coalition of civil rights leaders (including LDF alum ), faith communities, education advocates and others honored the 64th anniversary of today by announcing a major lawsuit to integrate NJ's public and charter schools.
R&B @BidnessThug๐Ÿ”I just wrote my senators urging them only to confirm judges who support and will protect our civil rights. Join me? twitter.com
R&B @BidnessThug๐Ÿ”. 64 yrs after , we need federal judges willing to support this decision and protect our civil rights. Please only c twitter.com onfirm honorable and qualified nominees.
R&B @BidnessThug๐Ÿ”. 64 yrs after , we need federal judges willing to support this decision and protect our civil rights. Please only c twitter.com onfirm honorable and qualified nominees.
Rosemary Plumstead @RosemaryPlum๐Ÿ”On the anniversary of , I recommend this important book, with a play by about another landmark case that ultimately led to that historic decision: "The People of Clarendon County."
Rini @paulherriman๐Ÿ”Separate will never be equal.

Segregation will never be just.

It was only 64 years ago that the Supreme Court recognized these fundamental truths.
Inclusive Schools NJ @InclusiveSchlNJ๐Ÿ”On the 64th anniversary of , litigation is alive and well with yesterday's filing in Latino Action Network v. State of NJ! Kids deserve better than schools that mirror the they live with in their communities.
jg151 @jg1514๐Ÿ”Sixty-four years ago, decided the landmark civil rights case . Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on three Trump nominees for the federal bench who refused to say that it was decided correctly. For shame.
Tiz Wakanda Forever @Tizthalife77๐Ÿ”On the 64th anniversary of decision, the first question we must ask is why the question of African human potential in America continues to be framed as a debate about its proximity to whiteness? Until that is the first question asked, suspend all the others.
D @djhkeith1๐Ÿ”.: Today is the day we should all be declaring segregation is not just immoral โ€“ it is unconstitutional. It is now. It was then.

Michele L. McCarroll, PhD @bonjourlamonde๐Ÿ”The landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education outlawed segregation in public schools on this day in 1954. We're remembering the life of Linda Brown, who was the central figure in the case, and her enduring legacy on the country.
Claire Sylvan @ClaireSylvan๐Ÿ”64 years after and we still have a lot of work to do. Yesterday I was honored to share with how segregation impacted the Mexican American community, and my fam, in New Mexico.
karmakkaze โ„๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŒŠ @karmakkaze๐Ÿ”Nomineesโ€™ refusal to say that was correctly decided should be profoundly troubling to all Americans. Current justices of the Supreme Court have answered this question clearly and thereโ€™s no reason these nominees cannot.
Paul Dauphin @PaulDauphin๐Ÿ”"The change millions of children so urgently need will require that the ultimate power to choose an educational option be placed in the hands of parents." , shares her thoughts on the anniversary of .
ShiksaPrincess @shiksa_princess๐Ÿ”64 years ago today in , the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that racial segregation in our public schools is unconstitutional. This anniversary reminds us of the important role that our courts and judges play in safeguarding justice and equality in America.
With Good Reason @goodreasonradio๐Ÿ”@LawyersComm Thanks for sharing! We're proud to have a small part in sharing the #BrownvBoard story with a new generation.
ElizabethWeill-Greenberg @elizabethweill๐Ÿ”Sometimes I get to be a part of truly amazing things at work. As a product of the NJ public school system, this one is extra important to me.

members sued today, on the anniversary of , to spur action to schools.


andrew j skerritt @andrewjskerritt๐Ÿ”The critical work of making our school systems more fair & equal remains unfinished โ€” and today, that work is very much in jeopardy.
Richard Becker @rawjawbone๐Ÿ”Republicans know voting to advance Wendy Vitter, Michael Truncale & Andrew Oldham on the anniversary of - after all 3 refused to say whether the decision was correctly decided - is *not* a good look. So they're trying to hide & vote behind closed doors.
EmpowerEd @EmpowerEdDC๐Ÿ” "Education Remains the #CivilRights Issue of Our Time" by @JohnBKing edtru.st #BrownvBoard
HH @HH201707๐Ÿ”Today marks 64 years since our country stood up against discrimination, ended segregation in our schools, & declared separate is NOT equal under the law. As , I'll honor the ruling by ensuring every child has access to a world-class education.
Jenn Smith @jenn_jennsmith2๐Ÿ”The 64th anniversary of Brown v. Board might be a good time to familiarize yourself with the many policy options we have to create an integrated school system in NC:
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Lawrence Hamm @hamm_lhamm1953๐Ÿ”Segregation is a major contributing factor to the root cause of poverty, says Adrienne Sanders of .
PFAW @peoplefor๐Ÿ”All current justices support . Why would they confirm justices that wonโ€™t support it?

Sharon_McGowan @SharonMcGowanDC๐Ÿ”Not until Neil Gorsuch did a judicial nominee try to avoid the question, โ€œWas rightly decided?โ€

And even Gorsuch ultimately agreed.

But more Trump nominees are avoiding the question altogether. It shouldnโ€™t be this hard.


Gigidee @deeology3d๐Ÿ”More than 60 years ago, a remarkable woman, Linda Brown, demonstrated courage beyond her years as she fought to end legal segregation in American schools. Today, we celebrate her and the right of every student, no matter their race, to access a quality education.
Edith Cohen @EmpathyNow๐Ÿ”Today, on the 64th anniversary of , senators will vote on lifetime appointments to the federal bench for Trump nominees who wonโ€™t say whether they agree with the decision to desegregate schools.
โœŠ๐Ÿพ @Blaze_88๐Ÿ”Trump Judicial Nominees Threaten the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education โ€“ See my editorial at here ||
phrozenthunda @phrozenthunda๐Ÿ”Today, marks the 64th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

Unfortunately, integrating public facilities has not made lives better for black people in America:


Awesomeblox BattleForTheNet.com @awsomeblox๐Ÿ”Considering the Administrationโ€™s apparent lack of concern for , our efforts to protect civil rights and ensure opportunity and fairness for all individuals, especially our students, are more critical than ever!
All Around the Globe @all_globe๐Ÿ”On the Anniversary of of , Segregation Is Still Standard. twitter.com
The Reform Alliance @1ReformAlliance๐Ÿ”64 years since and thereโ€™s still a large gap in access to a high-quality education for many thanks in large part to obstructionism from groups like , , and
boldbizdreambuilder @boldbizcoach๐Ÿ” was unanimously decided 64 years ago today. That landmark case affirmed in law what we know in our hearts to be true: separate is not equal and it never was. Weโ€™ve come a long way since this case, but we certainly have a lot more work ahead.
BLM Hudson Valley @BLMHV๐Ÿ”On this anniversary of we should remember & reaffirm that there should b no laws on the books preventing children of all backgrounds from learning in the same classroom alongside each other. Trumps nominees will not uphold that & are therefore dangerous 2 our society
TexasDigitalLibrary @TXDigLibrary๐Ÿ”Thurgood Marshall led the team that argued the case, which was decided in 1954. View Marshall's Order for Appearance before from + more on Marshall's work and the Brown case: ๐Ÿ“ท:
Waikinya Clanton @WJSClanton๐Ÿ”Today is the 64th anniversary of -- yet our schools are more segregated now & according to a 2015 study, MORE THAN HALF of American public school students live in poverty. We need a . Separate but unequal is still unacceptable.
Hannah Seligman @HannahSeligman๐Ÿ”The rules and norms are being burned daily but none so egregious as trying to secretly put judges on the federal bench that refuse to say they agree with on the anniversary of
Zahava Stadler @ZahavaEdBuild๐Ÿ”On the 64th anniversary of , litigation is alive and well with yesterday's filing in Latino Action Network v. State twitter.com of NJ! Kids deserve better than schools that mirror the they live with in their communities.
anodyne @DiChristine๐Ÿ” Such a terrific night commemorating #BrownvBoard with @nhannahjones! twitter.com
anodyne @DiChristine๐Ÿ”Read this important thread by on how the ruling was the true start of our democracy, fundamentally altering our conception of citizenship and racial equality.
TexasDigitalLibrary @TXDigLibrary๐Ÿ”Drs. Mamie & Kenneth Clark's study on the damaging effects of segregated schools on black children was critical to , which outlawed "separate but equal" schools in 1954. View the dolls used in their research from : ๐Ÿ“ท:
ฤฐdil ElveriลŸ @idilika๐Ÿ”Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the rulingโ€”a landmark SCOTUS case which ruled racial segregation in US schools as unconstitutional. Still, 64 years after, discriminatory policies continue to have long lasting effects on racial inequality. Our work continues.
Christopher Adams @ChrisAdams1776๐Ÿ”64 years after , why are many schools still segregated? And what does that reflect about the soul of America?
Debi @Debi_D_Bryant๐Ÿ”Today in 1954 the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling was decided declaring racially segregated schools as an unconstitutional violation of the 14th Amendment.

Six decades later we are still fighting for racial equality.


Christy Mansfield @existentialIND๐Ÿ”Today, sixty-four years after the landmark Supreme Court decision in , leading New Jersey advocates filed a historic case to finally address the unfinished business of Brown right here in New Jersey. Hereโ€™s the complaint:
salvatore j fallica @sjf1๐Ÿ”Today we celebrate the 64th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision with renewed energy to โ€“ Tell your senators | โš–๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ



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