Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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This thesis examines the factors and outcomes surrounding Brown v. Board of Education of 1954. The events that predated it and the resistance that followed determined the chain of consequences from this perceived victory over racial bias. The calculated and persistent backlash against integration obscured Brown’s intent of educational opportunity.
Brand, Aaron, "Original Intent: Brown vs. Board of Education, White Backlash, & the Enduring Power of De Facto Segregation" (2022). CUNY Academic Works.