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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 ..... federal judge who made a similar ruling in an earlier case; Timeline of the ...


Brown versus Board of Education (1954) (full name Oliver Brown, et al. v. ... In 1950 in Topeka, Kansas, a black third-grade girl named Linda Brown had to walk more than a mile through a railroad ... "Timeline of Events Leading to the Brown v .


Apr 2, 2014 ... 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 ...



A Civil Rights Timeline: 1950-1955. 1951: Linda Brown, an 8-year-old girl living in Topeka, Kansas, has to travel by bus to a distant school for African-American ...


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, ...


Brown v. Board of Education Fast Facts. CNN Library. Updated 4:29 PM ET, Fri April 28, 2017 .... Desegregating U.S. schools – Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her enrollment in ..... Timeline:


Apr 25, 2014 ... Linda Brown Smith was a third grader when her father started a class-action suit in 1951 of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.


Linda Brown is the Founder and CEO of Building Excellent Schools. From the organization's inception in 1993, Linda's advocacy and tireless work has been ...