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January 13, 2014 12:00 AM

Daughter of famous civil rights plaintiff will speak at UW Tacoma event

Cheryl Brown Henderson was just a little girl — not even in kindergarten yet — when her family name became enshrined in American history. On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that struck down the concept of “separate but equal” and declared segregation of the races in public education unconstitutional.

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