Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Paul Beck
The United States Supreme Court, on May 17th, 1954, changed the existing law regarding the issue of segregating white and black school children in separate schools. It was not the first time in American history that judges had influenced the course of race relations.
Nelson, Phillip J., "The Demise of "Separate-But-Equal": The Role of the Supreme Court in the Racial Desegregation of Education" (1971). Student Work. 2653.
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