Brown v. Board of Education: 60 Years

U.S. Supreme Court buildingOn May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision on Brown v. Board of Education that ended legal segregation in public schools. Saturday and Sunday between 9AM-5PM, the Brown v. Board National Historic site is conducting a historic reenactment of the Brown decision and the response to it – on Twitter! You can follow the action using hashtags: #Brown1954. #Topeka #BrownvBoard

Want to dig in to the case itself?

  • Check out a couple of relevant titles right here at the Law Library:

A Storm Over this Court : Law, Politics, and Supreme Court Decision Making in Brown v. Board of Education by Jeffrey D. Hockett   CALL # KF228.B76 H63 2013

All Deliberate Speed : Reflections on the First Half Century of Brown v. Board of Education by Charles J. Ogletree  CALL # KF4757 .O35 2004

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