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May 27, 2008 - In Kens lifetime

It is easy to think of history as events that occured long before our time when in fact 'history' is happening around us every day! This was brought home to us today on our visit to Central High School in Little Rock - scene of a fierce struggle for desegregation in September of 1957. While you may think desegreation was a 'southern' issue the following court actions, which happened prior to 1957 were essential in paving the way: 1936 - Univ. of Maryland v. Murray- Maryland supreme court orders university's law school to admit African...

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