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Schools With Segregationists’ Names: Where They Are and Who They’re Named for

January 23, 2019 1 min read

Many politicians from Southern states signed the Southern Manifesto, a document that vigorously opposed the integration of public schools following the U.S. Supreme Court running in Brown v. Board of Education. Among the members of Congress who signed the pro-segregation document, 22 are the namesakes of public schools in eight Southern states.

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