In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
Mother (Nettie Hunt) and daughter (Nickie) sit on steps of the Supreme Court
building on May 18, 1954, the day following the Court's historic decision in
May 16, 2014
The American system of
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
Overview: One of the most historical court cases especially in terms of education
View this case and other resources at: Citation. 347 U.S.483, 74 S. Ct. 686, 98 L.
Ed. 873, 1954 U.S. 2094. Brief Fact
Perhaps no other case decided by the Court in the 20th century has had so
profound an effect on the social fabric of America as
A case in which the Court decided that the "separate but equal" standards of racial segregation were unconstitutional, paving the way for the Civil Rights ...
On May 17, 1954 the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the
landmark case of