Brown V. Board Of Education

By: Latazia Williamson

What happened?

In Topeka, Kansas the NAACP set out to organize a legal challenge to an 1879 Kansas law that permitted racially segregated elementary schools certain cities based on population.

Who was there?

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • African-American students and Parents

Why did it happen?

On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the landmark case of Brown V. Board of Education.

When did it happen?

It happened on May 17, 1954.

Where did it happen?

It happened in Topeka, Kansas and it was taken on to the supreme court.
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