Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. Board of Education

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Segregated America
The Battleground
Legal Campaign
Five Communities Change a Nation
  • Clarendon County, SC
  • Topeka, Kansas
  • Farmville, Virginia
  • New Castle County, DE
  • Washington, DC
The Decision
Davis law team on steps

Davis law team on steps

The principal attorneys pose on the steps of the U.S. Court House in Richmond, (front row, left to right): Spottswood Robinson and Oliver Hill, and Robert Carter from the NAACP’s New York office. Directly behind Robinson is Kenneth Clark, who helped coordinate the testimony of sociologists and other expert witnesses.
(Courtesy of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

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