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"In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education."
-Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954)
Nine-year-old Linda Brown poses outside Sumner Elementary School, Topkea, Kan., in 1953. When her enrollment in the segregated school was blocked, her family initiated the landmark Civil Rights lawsuit 'Brown V. Board of Education,' that led to the beginning of integration in the U.S. education system.
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