Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. Board of Education

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Segregated America
The Battleground
Legal Campaign
Five Communities Change a Nation
The Decision
  • Defenders of Segregation
  • Segregationists’ Argument
  • Challengers of Segregation
  • Integrationists’ Argument
  • Reaching a Decision
  • Court’s Decision
  • Timeline
Marshall’s briefs

Marshall’s briefs

These volumes are Thurgood Marshall’s personal bound copies of the Brown v. Board of Education legal briefs submitted to the Court.
(Lent by the Marshall Family)

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