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

Images of Elizabeth Eckford being harassed on her way to school on display in museum

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John Brown in front of bloodshed with a bible in one hand and a rifle in the other.

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Learn more about the history and culture of Topeka, Kansas, and how it lead to the Brown v. Board of Education decision.

Last updated: March 3, 2021

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