Whereas, The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that segregating students in public schools by race denied children their constitutional right to equal protection under the law;
Whereas, Brown v. Board of Education sparked the civil rights movement, which wrought enormous change to America's laws and public schools; and
Whereas, This year brings a wide array of efforts to mark the 50th anniversary of the historical civil rights desegregation decision;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the school desegregation decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
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