Monday, May 9, 2016

Brown V. Board of Ed Anniversary May 17: Meet the Unsung Female Hero Who Helped Prove the NAACP's Case For Public School Desegregation: Julia Baxter Bates

Julia Baxter Bates
Photo: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey/University Archives/Special)

Photo: Thomas J. O'Halloran
An integrated school in Washington, D.C., in May 1955, one year after the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling. Julia Baxter Bates considered the Supreme Court victory her greatest accomplishment.

Julia Baxter Bates: Proving the Scientific Case for Public School Desegregation

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An unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement, the Rutgers alumna fought racism from within the system – and won

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