Separate But Equal
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Separate But Equal
Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case, the made-for-television Separate But Equal follows a young Thurgood Marshall (Sidney Poitier) as a lawyer who argues the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students of Clarendon County, South Carolina are denied their request for a single schoolbus, a bitter and courages battle for justice and equality begins. The NAACP lawyer's desparate fight for the civil rights that didn't come with the outlaw of slavery nearly a century ago becomes an all-encompassing struggle both in his personal… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A Hollywood big screen version would have cut out too many details, so the miniseries format is ideal in letting this piece of history unfold."
‑ Jamie Gillies, Apollo Guide
"Traces the events leading up to the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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