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Oliver Brown (American activist)

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Oliver L. Brown was a plaintiff in the landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. ... Brown's daughter Linda, a third grader, had to walk six blocks to her school bus stop to ride to Monroe ...

Linda Brown - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com

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On Biography.com, learn more about Linda Brown and her association with the case Brown v. Board of Education, which led to the outlawing of school ...

Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas)

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As a third-grader, Linda Brown had to walk a mile to get to school, including crossing a railroad switchyard. She lived about seven blocks from an all-white ...

Brown v. Topeka Board of Education | Real History in the Real World

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Apr 21, 2014 ... The Jim Crow Laws were in effect when Linda Brown was but a small child. This law forced African Americans to drink from separate fountains, ...

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) - Infoplease

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Linda Brown, an eight-year-old African-American girl, had been denied permission to attend an elementary school only five blocks from her home in Topeka, ...

Brown v. Board of Education Fast Facts - CNN.com

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Jul 4, 2013 ... Desegregating U.S. schools – Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her enrollment in the ...

Brown v. Board of Education

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When Linda Carol Brown was seven years old, she became the center of a major court battle that would set a precedent for segregation laws everywhere. Linda ...

People & Events: Brown v. Board of Education - PBS

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The landmark case was Brown v. ... Oliver and Linda Brown ... thing that has happened to the South since carpetbaggers and scalawags took charge of our civil ...

Esther Brown and Oliver Brown: The story of the two Browns in ...

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In 1948, Esther Brown, a 30-year-old Jewish housewife in Merriam, Kansas (a suburb ... Oliver Brown and his daughter, Linda, are remembered today, while the  ...

Brown v Board of Education of Topeka: An Account

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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka is widely known as the Supreme Court decision ... Segregated Monroe Elementary, the school attended by Linda Brown.

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Brown v. Board of Ed is decided - May 17, 1954 - HISTORY.com

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Learn more about what happened today on History. ... However, in the case of Linda Brown, the white school she attempted to attend was far superior to her ...

Interview with Linda Brown Smith

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Oct 26, 1985 ... Linda Brown Smith: At the time the suit was filed, Topeka was uh, .... and she relayed the message to him about what had happened, and he ...

The Legacy Of Brown V. Board - CBS News

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May 16, 2004 ... Linda Brown had no idea she was making history in the fall of 1950 when her father, the Rev. Oliver Brown, took her by the hand and marched ...