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Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses Brown at 60 on CBS Radio's Fresh Perspectives

5/09/14

In an interview with CBS Radio's Fresh Perspectives show, Sherrilyn Ifill discusses the Brown v Board of Education decision sixty years on, as well as the work that has been done in desegregation efforts and the work that lays ahead for the country.

Ifill discusses the significance of Brown in shifting American life. It was the beginning of the end of legal apartheid in America and the first instance in which the Supreme Court articulated the full and equal citizenship of African Americans.