This Day In History: May The US Supreme Court decided the case Brown vs. Board of Education, declaring racial segregation unconstitutional. The US Supreme Court decided the case Brown vs. Board of Education, declaring racial segregation unconstitutional.
Brown vs Board of Education -- Linda Brown at Monroe Elementary in Topeka, Kansas. 1951 case brought by her parents and other plaintiffs, formed the basis for the landmark Supreme Court decision of May
Less than four months after the Brown vs. Board of Education decision, public schools in Baltimore opened with black and white students in the same classrooms. Charles Thompson, the only black pupil at Public School No. is greeted by his new classmates.
Board of Education, Linda Brown of Topeka was in the third grade when her father filed a class action suit. This was a landmark decision of the US Supreme Court declaring separate public schools for black/white students unconstitutional.