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Brown v Board – SCOTUS Transforms America

March 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In 1896, The Untied States Supreme Court ruled 7 -1 that segregation was legal in the country that was begun with a document that said “…all men are created equal…”

In 1954, The Supreme Court of The United States declared that the segregation of America’s public schools was unconstitutional. How did we get from Plessy to Brown? It is a dramatic, exciting and unpredictable story of courage and the law. Two great lawyers – Thurgood Marshall and John W. Davis – squared off in a controversial and consequential case that changed America forever, You’ll get swept up in this original multimedia presentation that goes behind the scenes to recreate the exciting confrontation, fascinating personalities and the process by which the Supreme Court arrived at the momentous decision!


March 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Joan Waxman
(847) 784-6000


North Shore Senior Center
161 Northfield Road
Northfield, 60093
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