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The Raymond S. Uno Celebration, a benefit for the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, paid tribute to Judge Uno’s lifetime efforts as an advocate for human and civil rights and social justice for all persons regardless of racial, cultural, gender identity and religious...

On May 17, 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public education is unconstitutional and that separate educational facilities were "inherently unequal".  Overturning the 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson in which “separate but equal” facilities were allowed and often encouraged, Brown v....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text][gallery type="slideshow" link="file" ids="1935,1936,1937,1938,1939,1942,1941,1961,1944"][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The first transcontinental railroad was built by the Western Pacific, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad Companies and officially opened on May 10, 1869 with the driving of the last spike in a ceremony at...