Brown V Board2010

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Facts of the case


  • Linda Brown was a 3rd grade African American girl growing up in Topeka, KS
  • The Topeka board of education practiced segregation of schools between whites and blacks
  • Linda Brown was seven blocks away from an all-white school called Sumner
  • She did not go there, she went to an all-black school called Monroe
  • To get to the bus she had to walk through a railyard
  • To get to Sumner school she did not have to walk through the railyard she could simply keep walking down the street
  • Kansas Law permits (but does not require) cities with more than 15,000 residents to segregate public schools
  • Linda Brown wanted to go to Sumner school so she applied
  • She was subsequently rejected
  • She (or rather her parents) sued the Topeka board of education for the right to go to school at Sumner under the equal protection clause of fourteenth amendment:No State shall … deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
  • Her lawsuit went all the way to the US Supreme Court

JUSTICES FOR THIS CASE ARE LISTED BELOW

Andrew Witherspoon
Armand Gauda (agauda1)
Shawn Roundtree (Treeround)
Ben williams (Benwil)
Luke Shylanski (Luke S)
Adia Brantley (adiabrantly)
TJ Hughes (Teejay5)
Sebastian Cooper (Sakka98)

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