Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Cooper Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board

May 16, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON -U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-5) joined 172 of his colleagues in sending a letter commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision that marked the end of segregation in schools.

“I am proud to join my colleagues in marking this historic occasion," Cooper said. "We must reflect on how far we have come and continue to fight for justice, equality, and opportunity for all Americans."

The letter was presented to Superintendent David Smith at the 60th anniversary celebration at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Site, in Topeka, Kansas.

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