Brown v. Board of Education

Spring
2004
Resolution Number: 
03.01
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Category: 
Equity and Diversity
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that segregating students in public schools by race denied children their constitutional right to equal protection under the law;

Whereas, Brown v. Board of Education sparked the civil rights movement, which wrought enormous change to America's laws and public schools; and

Whereas, This year brings a wide array of efforts to mark the 50th anniversary of the historical civil rights desegregation decision;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the school desegregation decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

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