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Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise Image Strip of Linda Brown walking to school, girl taking test at desk, Nettie Hunt and daughter with newspaper headline on steps of Supreme Court, present day children raising hands, children at computers
Long Road to Brown
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The History of Brown v. Board of Education Cases and Lawyers

Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall
Chief attorney for the NAACP in the Brown cases
Oliver Hill Oliver W. Hill
A lead attorney for the NAACP in the Prince Edward County, VA case
Charles Hamilton Houston Charles Hamilton Houston
Howard University Law School Dean and architect of legal strategy against segregation
Spottswood W. Robinson III Spottswood W. Robinson III
With Oliver H. Hill, a lead attorney in the Prince Edward County, VA case
The 5 Cases leading up to Brown The 5 Cases leading to Brown
The cases aggregated at the Supreme Court under Brown v. Board of Education
Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court decision Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court The 1896 Supreme Court decision that legalized racial segregation
14th Amendment 14th Amendment
The post-Civil War Amendment to the Constitution that was a basis of the legal argument against segregation



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