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Brown v. Board of Education


Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States .... Linda Brown Thompson later recalled the experience in a 2004 PBS documentary: . . . well. like I say, we...

Linda Brown - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com


3 days ago ... 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 ...

Brown v. Topeka Board of Education | Real History in the Real World


Apr 21, 2014 ... Linda Brown had to walk one mile to Monroe Elementary School for African ... Stories by Timothy M. Phelps, "The Legacy of Brown vs. Board ...

Early Civil Rights Struggles: Brown v. Board of Education - Watson.org


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 ...

Brown v. Board of Education - PBS


The landmark case was Brown v. ... Oliver and Linda Brown ... Oliver Brown of Topeka, Kansas, an African American man whose daughter Linda ... Stories to Go.

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) - Infoplease


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 Topeka, ...

Brown v Board of Education of Topeka: An Account


The story behind the case, including that of the 1951 trial in a Kansas courtroom, ... Segregated Monroe Elementary, the school attended by Linda Brown.

Brown v. Board of Education Fast Facts - CNN.com


Jul 4, 2013 ... Desegregating U.S. schools – Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her enrollment in the ...

Interview with Linda Brown Smith


Oct 26, 1985 ... Linda Brown Smith: At the time the suit was filed, Topeka was uh, ... Linda Brown Smith: I was a very young child when I started walking to ...

Linda Brown and her Sister Walking to School, Topeka, Kansas ...


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  ...

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Brown v. Board of Ed is decided - May 17, 1954 - HISTORY.com


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 ...

Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas)


As a third-grader, Linda Brown had to walk a mile to get to school, including crossing a railroad switchyard. She lived about seven blocks from an all-white ...

The Legacy Of Brown V. Board - CBS News


May 16, 2004 ... Linda Brown stands in front of the Sumner School in Topeka, Kan., in this ... She and other family members have stressed that their story is just ...