Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Mamie Tape

Equal Opportunity Schools Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We honor Mamie Tape, the 8-year-old Chinese-American girl who helped desegregate schools San Francisco schools in 1885 through her bid to the California Supreme Court seven decades before Brown v. Board.

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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Charles Hamilton Houston

Equal Opportunity Schools is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing inspirational Black leaders. Charles Hamilton Houston taught at Howard University, became a lawyer, and the first African American editor of the Harvard Law Review.

In 1929, Houston joined Howard Law School’s faculty, mentored Thurgood Marshall, and played a role in nearly every civil rights case before the Supreme Court (1930-1954). The Charles Hamilton Houston Hall (Howard University School of Law) and the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice (Harvard Law School) are named for him.

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