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date: 09 February 2023

Brown v. Board of Education 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Brenda Gayle PlummerBrenda Gayle Plummer

(1954), U.S. Supreme Court decision holding racially segregated schools unconstitutional.Linda Brown, a black elementary-school student in Topeka, Kansas, could not attend classes near her home because state law mandated racial separation in public schools. Attorneys for the ... ...

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