They were each refused enrollment and directed to the segregated schools.
Linda Brown Thompson later recalled the experience in a 2004 PBS
On Biography.com, learn more about Linda Brown and her association with the
case Brown v. Board of Education, which led to the outlawing of school ...
Apr 21, 2014 ... The Jim Crow Laws were in effect when Linda Brown was but a small child. This
law forced African Americans to drink from separate fountains, ...
Jun 29, 1998 ... In Topeka, Kansas, a black third-grader named Linda Brown had to walk one
mile through a railroad switchyard to get to her black elementary ...
The story behind the case, including that of the 1951 trial in a Kansas courtroom,
... Segregated Monroe Elementary, the school attended by Linda Brown.
On this day in History, Brown v. ... Lead Story ... However, in the case of Linda
Brown, the white school she attempted to attend was far superior to her black ...
The landmark case was Brown v. Board of Education, in 1954. Oliver and Linda
Brown The case was named after Oliver Brown of Topeka, Kansas, an African ...
Linda Brown and her Sister Walking to School, Topeka, Kansas, March 1953. ...
On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court ruled on Oliver Brown et al. v. the Board of
Jul 4, 2013 ... Desegregating U.S. schools – Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner Elementary
School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her enrollment in the ...
Linda Brown, an eight-year-old African-American girl, had been denied
permission to attend an elementary school only five blocks from her home in