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Brown v. Board of Ed plaintiff first Indiana Tech distinguished lecturer

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Indiana Tech Law School’s inaugural distinguished lecturer is Cheryl Brown Henderson, one of the plaintiffs in the historic Supreme Court of the United States’ decision Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.

Henderson is one of three daughters of the late Oliver L. Brown, who agreed to file the lawsuit on behalf of his children against the Topeka, Kan., school board in order to integrate the public school system. She will share her personal experiences and describe the decisions that her parents made that led to their becoming part of the famous case.

Brown is currently presented and CEO of the Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence, and Research, which she founded in 1988; she is also owner of an educational consulting firm.

“Cheryl Brown Henderson is an extraordinary figure in our country’s civil rights history,” law school Dean Peter Alexander said, “and we are extremely pleased that she has agreed to be our first distinguished lecturer.”

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be at 5:30 p.m. April 8 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne.

 

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