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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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
Jul 4, 2013 ... Desegregating U.S. schools – Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner Elementary
School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her enrollment in the ...
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 ...
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
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 is widely known as the Supreme Court
decision ... Segregated Monroe Elementary, the school attended by Linda Brown.