In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
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 ...
May 16, 2014
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
The American system of
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
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
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