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Brown v. Board of Education: 1954

Suggestions For Further Reading

"The Day Race Relations Changed Forever: U.S. Supreme Court Desegregation Decision of May17, 1954 Was Hailed by Many as the 'Second Emancipation Proclamation.'" Ebony (May 1985): 108-112.

Kluger, Richard. Simple Justice: the History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.

Orlich, Donald C. "Brown v. Board of Education: Time for a Reassessment." Phi Delta Kappan (April1991): 631-632.

Sudo, Phil. "Five Little People Who Changed U.S. History." Scholastic Update (January 1990): 8-10.

White, Jack E. "The Heirs of Oliver Brown." Time (July 6, 1987): 88-89.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationNotable Trials and Court Cases - 1954 to 1962Brown v. Board of Education: 1954 - Naacp Takes On Topeka Board Of Education, Fight Goes To Supreme Court, Court Throws Out Plessy; Declares Segregation Illegal