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On this day in American history, August 31, 1966 — Alabama Forbids Local School Districts From Desegregating

A decade after the United States Supreme Court’s 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education declaring racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, many school districts throughout the South still maintained segregated public schools. In 1964, the United States Congress passed the … Continue reading

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