What did Brown mean?

The Supreme Court may reinterpret the landmark ruling, threatening racial diversity in schools.

By Edward Lazarus

BROWN vs. Board of Education, the Supreme Court’s landmark declaration that racially segregated public schools were unconstitutional, may be the court’s only ruling in the last 200 years that virtually everyone today agrees was “rightly decided.” It is simply unimaginable that a president would appoint, or that the Senate would confirm, a court nominee who failed to pay homage to the 1954 decision.

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