Eyes on the Prize

Season 1 Episode 2

Fighting Back - 1957-1962

Full Episode: Fighting Back - 1957-1962

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From PBS - Looking at the law as a tool both for change and resistance to change, particularly as it relates to education, this episode covers the years 1949-1963, examining the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision: the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas; and James Meredith's enrollment at the University of Mississippi.
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