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Oliver Brown (American activist)


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


On Biography.com, learn more about Linda Brown and her association with the case Brown v. ... Famous People Born in Topeka · Famous People Named Linda.

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


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 Ed is decided - May 17, 1954 - HISTORY.com


However, in the case of Linda Brown, the white school she attempted to attend .... A famous medicine man and the leader of the Chiricahua Apache, Geronimo ...

Brown v Board of Education of Topeka: An Account


The students represented in Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka. (L to R: Vicki Henderson, Donald Henderson, Linda Brown, James Emanuel, Nancy ...

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


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 - PBS


The landmark case was Brown v. Board of Education, in 1954. Oliver and Linda Brown The case was named after Oliver Brown of Topeka, Kansas, an African ...

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow . Jim Crow Stories . Brown v. Board of ...


Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." Brown v. Board received its name from the lawsuit brought by the parents of eight-year-old Linda Brown, ...

Brown vs. Board of Education - United States American History


In the Midwest town of Topeka, Kansas, a little girl named Linda Brown had to ride the bus five miles to school each day, although a public school was located ...

Brown v. Board of Education - Social Studies for Kids


Jun 12, 2016 ... The Supreme Court decision in Brown v. ... an end to public segregation in schools in the famous Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case. Linda Brown was an African-American third-grader whose father, Oliver Brown, ...

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Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas)


Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas). Segregation in Kansas wasn't quite the ... its way to Topeka's elementary schools, setting the stage for the famous lawsuit by ... As a third-grader, Linda Brown had to walk a mile to get to school, including  ...

The Legacy Of Brown V. Board - CBS News


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 ...

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Linda Brown Linda Brown, who was born in 1943, became a part of civil rights history as a third grader in the public schools .... Hill's most famous case, Davis v.