Brown vs. Board of Education

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Brown vs. Board of Education

landmark Supreme Court decision barring segregation of schools (1954). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 544]
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The legal grounds for challenging the South's system of Jim Crow laws and segregation had been laid the year before Parks took her stand, when the United States Supreme Court ruled in Brown v.
They appeared in Ogletree's book All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v.
Earlier this year, I was honored with the Business Pioneer Award from the 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee for Brown v.
This year, communities nationwide celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brown v.
In September 2003, Secretary of Education Rod Paige and Attorney General John Ashcroft created the Brown v.
a moderated discussion between students and high-ranking officials about the history of Brown v.
The California African American Museum in Exposition Park recently hosted a panel of judges and education officials to discuss the case in conjunction with its current art and history exhibition, ``Through the Gates: Brown v.
While the court's language was no doubt intended to allay fears about judicial overreach, the obvious reference to the Brown v.
Although it was published in 1960, six years after Brown v.
Five decades after Prince Edward County and other Virginia locales closed their public schools in defiance of the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling in Brown v.