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The Future of America's Past | Episode | School Interrupted

In the rural district of Prince Edward County, Virginia, young people staged a strike in 1951—an effort that culminated in the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board that outlawed segregated schools. Ed meets participants of that strike, as well as a museum educator, author, and librarian. He learns about the resilience of local black families when segregationists closed public schools for fiv

0:27:02 | AIRED: 3/26/2020 |
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