Peaceful protests begin nationwide.

March 26, 2024 by Troy

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Following the landmark Supreme Court’s ruling on Brown v. Board of Education, which mandated that schools be desegregated, a wave of anti-Black violence swept the nation. In response, campaigns of nonviolent civil disobedience sprung up around the nation, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders.