In Pursuit of Freedom & Equality
Information about Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka and exhibit devoted to African American public schools in Kansas from 1855 to 1955.
Wikipedia: Brown v. Board of Education
Hyperlinked article exploring the landmark case in which the U.S. Supreme Court explicitly outlawed segregated public education facilities.
Integration of Little Rock Central High School@
Learn about the Integration of Little Rock Central High School, an event where nine black students were denied entrance to the school. Sites include Articles, history, audio, videos, and pictures on the act that defied the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering integration of public schools.
Jefferson: Brown v. Board of Education
Background to the case, photograph of Thurgood Marshall with James Nabrit and George Hayes, and excerpts from the court's decision.
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.
Brown v. Board of Education Resources
Offers links to sites about the Brown decision and the struggle for educational equality. From the U.S. Department of Education.
Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise
Examines the legacy and impact of Brown v. Board of Education, a Supreme Court decision that ended legal segregation in U.S. education. From PBS.