Brown @50: Fulfilling the Promise
Howard University School of Law's page for "the celebration and commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954)" features a chronology of slavery, segregation, and civil rights in the United States; court decisions; and links to civil rights resources. Also provides information about events and conferences (2003-2004) related to the anniversary.
http://www.brownat50.org/
 
 
The University of Michigan Library Digital Archive: Brown v. Board of Education
"This archive contains documents and images which chronicle events surrounding this historically significant case up to the present. The archive is divided into four main areas of interest: Supreme Court cases; busing and school integration efforts in northern urban areas; school integration in the Ann Arbor Public School District; and recent resegregation trends in American schools." Also includes an image gallery, bibliography, and links to related sites.
http://www.lib.umich.edu/brown-versus-board-education/index.html
 
 
Brown V Board Of Education National Historic Site (National Park ...
On October 26, 1992, Congress passed Public Law 102-525 establishing Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site to commemerate the landmark decision aimed at ending segregation in public schools.
Category: http://www.nps.gov/brvb/
 
 
Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission Home Page
Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission, U.S. Department of Education provides information about the Commission, including answers to frequently asked questions, members of the Commission and of the Commission workgroup, speeches and anniversary related activities.
www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/brownvboard50th/
 
 
Welcome to OurDocuments.gov
 In this milestone decision, the Supreme Court ruled that separating children in public schools on the basis of race was unconstitutional.  It signaled the end of legalized racial segregation in the schools of the United States, overruling the “separate but equal” principle set forth in the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case.
www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=87
 
 
We Shall Overcome -- Brown v. Board of Education
The Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Site is located
in Topeka, KS. A new unit of the National Park Service, Monroe Elementary (Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site) and Sumner Elementary (a National Historic Landmark) played a significant role in the landmark Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education.
www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/ka1.htm
 
 
US Census Press Releases
Brown v. Board of Education: 50th Anniversary. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that segregation of public schools “solely on the basis of race” denied black children equal educational opportunity, even though “physical facilities and other ‘tangible’ factors may have been equal.” Thurgood Marshall, later to become the first black Supreme Court justice, argued the plaintiff’s case. To commemorate that landmark decision, the Census Bureau has assembled data on the educational attainment and school enrollment of blacks — then and now.
www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features/001676.html
 
 
National Archives Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan:  Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education
The case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas declared state-sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th Amendment and was therefore unconstitutional. This historic decision marked the end of the "separate but equal" precedent set by the Supreme Court nearly 60 years earlier and served as a catalyst for the expanding civil rights movement during the decade of the 1950s.
http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/brown_v_board_documents/brown_v_board.html
 

 

American Bar Association Commission                                                                     
On the 50th Anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, you'll find a selected listing of annotated Brown resources, including a bibliography of books and articles, court cases, films & videos, lessons for use with students, and links to other websites, as well as public education resources from the ABA. We invite lawyers, judges, teachers, civic leaders, and the general public to visit this site often for updates. http://www.abanet.org/brown/home.html
 
 
Findlaw: Brown v Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954)              
Contains the U.S. Supreme case as it appears in the case law books. http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=347&invol=483

 
 
NPR: Thurgood Marshall and 'Brown v. Board of Education                     
On Morning Edition, NPR's Juan Williams traces the story of Thurgood Marshall, who led the fight to dismantle the "separate but equal" doctrine in public education and later went on to become the first African American on the Supreme Court. http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_1535826.html
 
 

 

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