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Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court: The Fight Has Only Just Begun

The Supreme Court’s landmark decision today on gay marriage is unquestionably historic, just do not believe the issue is settled. Here is why.

First, while the Court is the final arbiter of constitutional meaning, it is has “ 264 more words

A step towards justice? Tamir Rice, the NAACP, and a brief history lesson

I’m not sure how many people have heard about this… I wouldn’t have known if my boyfriend hadn’t run into the living room the other evening thrilled that a judge said that Timothy Loehmann had murdered Tamir Rice.   1,445 more words


Oliver Brown, et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, et al (1954)

“We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” Opinion of the court delivered by Chief Justice Earl Warren. 636 more words

African American

Brown v. Board

In 1954, the Supreme Court made what is now acknowledged as one of the greatest decision s of the 20th century — the decision to  outlaw racial segregation in public schools. 152 more words


Kansas & Oklahoma

Sorry about the extreme delay!  I’ve been camping for a while, so I’m a bit behind :)

Day 25:

I started off the morning with a quick breakfast at Trader Joe’s before heading a little ways west to Lawrence, KS.  1,078 more words

A Brief Overview of Brown v. Board of Education

I’ve decided to bust out my law-and-history-loving side and write about one of the most important landmark Supreme Court cases. Brown v. Board of Education is the case that officially ended segregation in schools, though it took much longer to change the opinions of the general public. 526 more words

Brown V. Board

Baton Rouge

sixty-four years back
students went on strike for this
and now we lose it

how shocking to see
a city dividing now
united in hate… 10 more words