Today is the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision ordering an end to segregation in public schools. Governor Sam Brownback remembered Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruling by speaking at the former Monroe Elementary School in Topeka yesterday reported Kansas Public Radio.
The school is not a national historic site dedicated to the ruling.
Brownback says it’s important to remember the controversy surrounding the ruling and the struggles of the civil rights movement.
You can hear the radio feature here.