Barnard Elementary, Washington, D. C.
This image of an integrated classroom in the previously all white Barnard Elementary School in Washington, D.C., shows how the District's Board of Education attempted to act quickly to carry out the Supreme Court decision to integrate schools in the area. However, it did take longer for the junior and senior high schools to integrate.
Nearly seventy years ago, Kenneth B. Clark and Mamie Phipps Clark began studying the effects of racial prejudice on young children. Their research, and Professor Kenneth Clark's testimony, ultimately played a part in the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education to end school segregation.
Since then, the Clark doll test has been used in all manner of research by a host of researchers. Among the newest and youngest of them is high school student Kiri Davis who put together this mini-documentary: