In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
These parents filed suit against the Topeka
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 ...
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
Nov 18, 2016
From the earliest times in American history, the U.S.
The 1954 United States Supreme Court decision in Oliver L.
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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