Mr. Stokes’ Mission

Mr. Stokes' Mission

Mr. Stokes’ Mission

SAM HAMPTON. USA. 30 MIN

In 1951, senior-class president John A. Stokes helped lead a student walkout to protest inferior conditions for his fellow African-American students. His efforts contributed to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling three years later, which banned segregation in public education.

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