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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 ...
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In the Kansas case,
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
On May 17, 1954, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren delivered the
unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case
In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
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
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
Brown History and Background.