Brown Vs Topeka, 1954

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  • Created on: 08-05-11 12:09

What Happened?

  • Linda Brown, a young black girl had to journey 20 blocks to Topeka High school which had poor conditions while there was a white school down the road with good conditions.
  • June 1951, Linda's father took the Topeka board of education to state court. The case was rejected on the grounds of 'Plessy Vs Fergusson' 'seperate but equal'.
  • Supported by the NAACP, Brown took his case to the supreme court combining his case with four others.
  • 17th May 1954 the supreme court…


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