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"Young people have always changed the rules" Xiye Bastida, a school climate campaigner, meets Mary Beth Tinker, a veteran Vietnam protester

Mary Beth Tinker and her brother John were teenagers when we took their First Amendment case all the way to the Supreme Court. 50 years later, they're still speaking out for students' rights.

Mary Beth Tinker, whose actions in eighth grade led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, will be honored at the event.

50 years after their protest against the Vietnam War made First Amendment history, Mary Beth Tinker and her brother John are still speaking out for students' rights.

The UI Lecture Committee will bring Mary Beth and John Tinker, the individuals at the forefront of the landmark Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case 50 years ago, to speak on campus later this month.

Mary Beth Tinker was suspended from school for protesting the Vietnam War — now she’s telling student activists that they can and should use their First Amendment rights

Fifty years later, Mary Beth Tinker looks back at her small act of courage and the Supreme Court case that followed.

Mary Beth Tinker: "This is really how most history is made — by the small things we do in life." Let's take it from her, and get busy, writes Register columnist .

You hear a lot about how student activists are "astroturf," put up to protesting by parents or other advocates. People said that about Mary Beth Tinker too, even as she took her free speech case to the Supreme Court.

Due to the #NationalSchoolWalkout  and the #MarchForOurLives , Mary Beth Tinker will be at the #Newseum  today for a Q&A on student rights and activism. You can watch it live from the Newseum website or Facebook page.

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Due to the #NationalSchoolWalkout  and the #MarchForOurLives  happening over the next two weeks, is bringing Mary Beth Tinker to the on 3/13 #Newseumor  a Q&A on student rights and activism. Watch live from the Newseum website or Facebook page.

Mary Beth Tinker was 13 years old when she decided to wear black armbands to school to protest the war in Vietnam.

#TBT 50 years ago, the ACLU defended Mary Beth Tinker, whose case culminated in a landmark win for #studentrights 

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It's been 50 years since Des Moines student Mary Beth Tinker and others took a historic stand for free speech.

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