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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 10, 2018
Two judges who were instrumental in the long fight to desegregate Nashville’s public schools will be honored tomorrow at the third annual Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon. The luncheon, presented by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, will recognize State Court of Appeals Judge Richard Dinkins and retired U.S. District Judge Thomas Wiseman, both of whom played key roles in the resolution of the decades-long Kelley v. Board of Education case, which challenged school segregation in Nashville. Judge Dinkins and Judge Wiseman will both be presented with the Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award at the luncheon, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday in the Music City Center’s Davidson Ballroom.