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Panel discussion program will honor 70th anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education

May 22, 2024 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL — THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LANDMARK 1954 BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION case will be commemorated at Brooklyn Borough Hall tonight, Wednesday, May 22, with an intergenerational program and panel discussion. City Comptroller Brad Lander, alongside NY Appleseed, NYU Metro Center, the National Coalition on School Diversity and other education advocates will honor the 70th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education that ended segregation in the nation’s public schools. Joining them in the Borough Hall’s Courtroom for the 5 p.m. program will be local education leaders, parents, students and advocates from across New York City that seek to re-ignite the generations-old push to create an inclusive, multiracial education system.

Among the participants will be NY Appleseed Executive Director Nyah Berg, Chief Equity Officer at the NYC Comptroller’s Office Sadye L. Campoamor, NYC Community School District 13 Superintendent Meghan Dunn, NYU Metro Center Director Matt Gonzales and Chalkbeat Student Voices Fellow Emily Muñoz.


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