70 Years Later: Brown v Board of Education

EdTerps reflect on the landmark decision

May 17, 2024 marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This decision was not only a legal milestone but a transformative catalyst for change. Brown v. Board helped reshape the educational landscape and advance societal progress. 

Dean Kimberly Griffin, Distinguished University Professor Sharon Fries-Britt, Director of the Civic Education & Engagement Initiative Lena Morreale Scott, and Postdoctoral Research Associate Kayla Bill reflect on the legacy of Brown v. Board and the ongoing work needed to fulfill its promise.