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Justice Department Sues After Principal Bans Interracial Couples from Prom | EJI, A History of Racial Justice

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On May 19, 1994, after several weeks of investigation, the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against the Randolph County, Alabama, School Board, citing repeated violations of a racial desegregation order in place since 1970. The DOJ investigation uncovered a pattern of racial discrimination by school administrators that included extracurricular activities, student disciplinary practices, and hiring and promotion decisions.

By EJI Staff, EJI
Featured Image, Randolph County High School by Bmichelleh / CC BY-SA
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