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Today is the 59th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling, for which Thurgood Marshall was counsel for plaintiffs. ¬†The “separate but equal” policy of education was finally struck down as unconstitutional and the way toward integration was opened.

Stamp details:
Stamp on top:
Issued on: August 30, 2005
From: Greensboro, NC; Jackson, MS; Little Rock, AR; Memphis, TN; Montgomery, AL; Selma, AL; Topeka, KS; Washington, DC
Designed by: Ethel Kessler (from artwork by: Romare Bearden, “The Lamp,” 1984)
SC #3937j

Stamp on bottom:
Issued on: January 7, 2003
From: Washington, DC
Designed by: Richard Sheaff (photograph by: Abdon Daoud Ackad, Sr.)
SC #3746


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