Brown vs board of education
a turning point in the segregation era!
background of the case
the supreme court case was a very important one for the 20th century. oliver brown , parent of the child that was denied access to al white school in Topeka, Kansas.
they argued the this issue was unconstitutional for the fact that it violated the 14th amendment.
the court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. the plaintiffs asserted that this system of racial separation, instead of accommodating society it will make it turn evil.
the federal district court dismissed this claim. the court spoke in unanimous decision written by the ruling judge chief justice warren himself. decision that was made held that racial segregation of children in public schools violated the 14th amendment.