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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
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.
Brown History and Background.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
In the Kansas case,
In Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s, schools were segregated by race. Each day,
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