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Unformatted text preview: Barbara Johns • Led walkout at Robert Russa Moton High School, Farmville, VA, 1951 Civil Rights North • Bronx-wide committee for integrated housing • City-wise citizens’ committee on Harlem • Leadership conference on civil rights • Congress on racial equality and NAACP • Civil rights congress • National Negro Labor Council • Sojourners for truth and justice Precedents for Brown v. Board of Education • Murray v. Maryland (1936) desegregating University of Maryland law school • Lloyd Gaines v. U of Missouri Law school (1938) • McLaurin v. Oklahoma (1950)—Oklahoma law school • Sweat v. Painter (1949)—Texas law school • Spending on black schools increased by 800%...
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