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
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Legacy
Slip opinion

Slip opinion

Printed copy of the Brown v. Board of Education opinion issued by the Supreme Court on the day of the decision

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