Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center announces COURAGE. The Vision to End Segregation, the Guts to Fight for It

Ther Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents COURAGE. The Vision to End Segregation, the Guts to Fight for It, an exhibition on view February 3- April 21, 2013.

COURAGE: The Vision to End Segregation, The Guts to Fight for It traces the saga of Rev. J.A. De Laine and the brave citizens of Clarendon County, S.C. who brought the a lawsuit challenging racial segregation in public schools. This lawsuit was the first of five across the country that would lead to the 1954 landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education. The exhibition tells a powerful grass-root “people story” behind the decision that ruled racially segregated schools unconstitutional and set in motion a series of events that continue to shape our lives today. – www.ilholocaustmuseum.org

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