Published on December 2, 2011 | by LawNews
Symposium Featuring Professors Eric Freedman, John DeWitt Gregory to Air on C-SPAN
Coverage of the Hofstra Cultural Center’s “From Brown (1954) toBrown (1963) and Beyond” symposium, featuring Eric M. Freedman and John DeWitt Gregory, will air on C-SPAN3 on Saturday, December 3 at 9 a.m., Sunday, December 4 at 4 p.m., and Monday, December 5 at 5 a.m.
The symposium explored the challenges of advancing race relations in schools and society, particularly the continuing significance of the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education. Freedman and Gregory’s session examined the context of theBrown (1954) decision, legal challenges that emerged as a result and the extent to which efforts toward educational equity have or have not succeeded since.