Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark case regarding racial segregation in public schools heard by the U.S. Supreme Court from 1952 to 1954, according to the United ...
Landmark Court Cases:
Brown v. Board of Education
In 1954, held that segregated schools in several states are unconstitutional in violation of the 14th Amendment, overturning Plessy.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark
United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws ...
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in
public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be
According to a San Francisco Chronicle article by Rona Marech, Chronicle Staff Writer, "'Linda Brown
, You Are Not Alone: The Brown vs
Decision'" (Hyperion, $15.99) [is] a handsome collection of stories, memoirs, poems and essays aimed at children 10 ... More »
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T. Brown v. Board
of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy. Oxford University
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 Brown
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 ...
Brown History and Background. Brown v. Board of Education was actually a
consolidation of cases from five jurisdictions: Brown v. Board of Education (
Brown v. Board of Education I (1954), made available by The National Center for
Public Policy Research's Constitution and the Courts Archive.