The Road to Justice
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they would change history. The people who make up this story were ordinary people. They were teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students who simply wanted to be treated equally.Read More
From Brown to Brown: Topeka's Civil Rights Story
Pick up a brochure today to visit Topeka locations involved in 100 years of history - from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement.Read More
Plan A Field Trip
Choose a from a variety of field trip topics for students of all ages. Bus grants may be available.Read More
Transportation Grants Available
A generous donation from the National Park Foundation allows us to offer transportation grants to schools within a 75-mile radius.Read More
The Five Cases
In December 1952, the U.S. Supreme Court had on its docket cases from five states. The Court consolidated these cases under one name - Brown.Read More
What percentage of Virginia's population was represented by African Americans in 1670? Visit the timeline for more important dates in history.Read More
Join the Conversation!
Hundreds of people stay connected to Brown v. Board of Education NHS through social media. Are you one of them?Read More
Western National Parks Association Bookstore
WNPA has a selection of items covering the Brown v. Board of Education case, as well as African American history, civil rights and the national parks.Read More
Did You Know?
In 1948 when President Harry S. Truman desegregated the U.S. Armed Forces, it was an important step towards the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...