"From Brown to Brown: Topeka's Civil Rights Story" Bus Tours Now Available
This new bus tour maps out locations in the city linked to local and national struggles for freedom and equality. Bus tours will be available Saturday, May 25, 2013 and June 1, 2013. Click on More for complete details of the tour. More »
2013 Teacher Ranger Teacher Opportunity
During the summer of 2013, the national NPS office of history and civics is seeking a Teacher Ranger Teacher to develop lesson plans that incorporate information about the National Park Service that meet common core standards, located in Topeka, Kansas. More »
History Day Students
The Brown Foundation has developed a 'History Day Packet' complete with commonly asked questions and the Brown family's responses, along with other resources for students, such as the DVD A Case for Equality: Reading, Writing and Resistance. If you would like to receive this packet, please call them at (785) 235-3939 or send an email by clicking here.
Many of the individuals and families involved in the Brown v. Board of Education case prefer not to grant interviews. However, the Brown Foundation has collected the names of several individuals who are willing to speak about the case. More information on these individuals may be found at the following link:
Did You Know?
The national strategy to use the courts to challenge segregation in public education began with the NAACP under the leadership of attorney Charles Hamilton Houston in the 1930’s.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...