The story of
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 History and Background.
(Note: Some of the case information is from Patterson, James T.
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 ...
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
On May 17, 1954 the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the
landmark case of
347 U.S. 483.