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"With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty

"On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, declaring that 'separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.' This decision was pivotal to the struggle for racial desegregation in the United States. This exhibition commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of this landmark judicial case." And, at this exceptional site from the Library of Congress, visitors are taken on a tour of the several court cases that led up to the Brown case, the arguments and the public response to the case, and also the effect that the case had on the history of the country. This exceptionally detailed website also leads visitors to other resources for teachers and the general visitor who may want to read more about the topic.
Date of Scout Publication
August 13th, 2004
Date Of Record Creation
August 12th, 2004 at 2:11pm
Date Of Record Release
August 22nd, 2004 at 2:37pm
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