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12:27 pm
Fri February 6, 2004

Brown Vs. Board

50 years after this landmark case, UNCW asks "How Has It Changed Us?"

Wilmington NC – In Spring 2004, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (May 17, 1954), the Supreme Court decision that ended the doctrine of ?separate but equal? as a constitutional principle.

The university, through the voices and actions of its students, faculty, staff and friends, will engage in a Learning Community Dialogue to explore the judicial, social and moral significance of the landmark decision both in historical perspective as well as in its multi-dimensional aftermath.

Department of Philosophy and Religion Professor Thomas Schmid stopped by WHQR and spoke with General Manager Susan Dankel about the series of planned events, and about where the issue of social justice stands in America today.

Click the LISTEN button to hear their conversation.