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From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

The Filson Historical Society

Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
From Brown to Meredith - Member Ended Free $0.00
From Brown to Meredith - Non-Member Ended $10.00 $1.54

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K’Meyer chronicles the local response to Brown v. Board of Education in 1956 and describes the start of countywide busing in 1975 as well as the crisis sparked by violent opposition to it.  She reveals the forgotten story of the defense of integration and busing reforms in the 1980’s and 1990’s, culminating in the response to the 2007 Supreme Court decision known as Meredith.  This long and multifaceted struggle for school desegregation,  K’Meyer shows and informs the ongoing movement for social justice in Louisville and beyond.

This event is free for members, $10 for non-members.  Reservations are suggested to assure seating.  Call The Filson at (502) 635-5083 or visit www.filsonhistorical.org.


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The Filson Historical Society
1310 South Third St
Louisville, KY 40208

Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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