Brown v. Board of Education: 1954

Christianson, Stephen G.
October 2003
Great American Trials;2003, p466
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The appeal was filed by several parents of African-American children of elementary school age in Topeka, Kansas. The court held that segregated schools violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.


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