Brown v Board of Education Anniversary Blog Series

In honor of the 69th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision, Brown v Board of Education of Topeka, the Institute published a series of blog posts.

Beyond Brown: What We Must Protect.Guest author Leon W. Russell, Chair of the NAACP Board of Directors, argues that in 2023, it’s not enough to commemorate this historic day, we must protect the values that this decision established. Leon W. Russell, May 17, 2023.

Lessons for Today from a Landmark New Jersey Desegregation Case The Albert Shanker Institute is privileged to share the history and legacy of Hedgepeth-Williams v. Board of Education. Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., May 11, 2023.

SCOTUS Crisis of Confidence: The Chief Justice Must Act Shanker Institute Executive Director Mary Cathryn Ricker argues that Chief Justice John Roberts must act now to design and adopt a meaningful code of ethics in order to begin restoring confidence in the Supreme Court. Mary Cathryn Ricker, May 3, 2023.