Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws ...
In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
One of these class actions,
Black children were denied admission to public schools attended by white children under laws requiring or permitting segregation according to the races.
On May 17, 1954 the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the
landmark case of
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
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