Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)@
Learn about Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the United States Supreme Court decision that ended legal segregation in U.S. education. Sites provide articles, history, analysis, and text of the Supreme Court decision.
History of Jim Crow
Detailed history provides access to historical background, source material, and lesson plans.
PBS: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Companion to the four-part series revisiting the system of government-sanctioned racial oppression and segregation in the United States.
Plessy v Ferguson: 163 U.S. 537 (1896)@
Learn about Plessy v. Ferguson, the landmark decision which upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation in public accommodations. Sites offer background information, overview, analysis, and text of the verdict that passed the "separate but equal" provision.
Remembering Jim Crow
Companion to the American RadioWorks special.