On the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education II: Implementing a Sweeping Change

This year’s high school seniors understandably feel cheated by the cancellation of graduation ceremonies and…

Beyond the Amistad: The antislavery legislative career of John Quincy Adams

On February 21st, 1848 Representative John Quincy Adams rose on the House floor to vote…

Foreshadowing Brown: How a South Carolina Case Influenced the Supreme Court’s School Desegregation Ruling

As teachers, we know students become more interested in historical events if you can establish…

“A Great Day for America and its Court”: Brown v. Board of Education Recognizes Segregation As “Inherently Unequal”

Today marks the 65th anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision mandating racial desegregation in…

162nd Anniversary of Dred Scott v. Sandford

March 6th is the anniversary of the infamous Dred Scott v. Sandford Supreme Court decision, and…