What was lost in Brown v. Board of Education
In most schools, the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education is taught as a major victory for reaching equality in education. The 1954 decision desegregated schools and united Black and white students under one roof.
What they don’t mention is what the nation lost after Brown versus Board of Education, and how it laid the groundwork for the school-to-prison pipeline.
Story originally published on Kids Imprisoned, a News21 investigation. Click here to read the story in full. Co-wrote the story. Photo illustration by Michele Abercrombie. Source photo courtesy of Florida Memory Photos.