Today in Black History: September 7, 1954 “Start of Public School Integration for Maryland and Washington D.C”

September 7, 1954,  was the start of public school integration for Maryland and Washington D.C. students. Public schools had been segregated up until Brown vs. The Board of Education.

Barnard Elementary in Washington, DC [Source: Library of Congress]

Gwynns Falls Elementary School [Source:Richard Stacks, Baltimore Sun]

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