"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 »
The Five Cases
The five cases were filed in the District of Columbia and in four states, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina and Kansas. Click on the cases below to learn more about each one.
Belton (Bulah) v. Gebhart [Delaware]
Bolling v. Sharpe [District of Columbia]
Brown v. Board of Education [Kansas]
Briggs v. Elliott [South Carolina]
Davis v. County School Board [Virginia]
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...