02/25/19 5:00am
02/25/2019 5:00 AM

Racism and segregation were at the forefront of the political debate in America during the 1950s and 1960s.

In a historic 1954 decision, Brown vs. the Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that separate public schools for black and white students were unconstitutional. The Supreme Court decision prompted some Americans to speak out against inequality, paving the way for others to raise their voices. READ