KU Libraries hosting Brown v. Board symposium

Brown v BOE historic site
Historic Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The University of Kansas is hosting a symposium in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court ruling on racial segregation.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the symposium, called “The Legacies and Unfinished Business of BvB, 2.0,” is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the university.

The event is coordinated by University of Kansas Libraries, and includes an exhibition opening and a daylong event featuring law and civil rights experts. Both events are free and open to the public.

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