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On This Date in Legal History

On October 29, 1969, the United States Supreme Court decided Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education. The Court held that schools must desegregate immediately. The opinion states–“No person is to be effectively excluded from any school because of race or … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this day in 1969 the United States Supreme Court decided Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education.  The Court held that schools must desegregate immediately. The opinion states–“No person is to be effectively excluded from any school because of race … Continue reading

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Which Supreme Court Case Required Desegregation “At Once” On This Day In 1969?

Many schools in Mississippi were still segregated in 1969.  In Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered plans to be submitted to desegregate thirty-three Mississippi school districts.  The Department … Continue reading

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