Victory in Bolling v. Sharpe: 1954
Spottwood Bolling, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that outlawed segregation in District of Columbia public schools, is shown after the Court decision May 18, 1954.
Bolling was a 15-year-old sophomore at the time of the decision.
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