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Six Black children completed their first week of work at nearby Griffin School July 23, 1955, the first Kentucky public school to attempt integration. (AP Photo)

This week in history: Brown v. Board of education

May 14, 2013


On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling on the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, ending racial segregation in public facilities. This week marks the 59th anniversary of the ruling.