The Road to Justice

The path to equality has been anything but smooth. It's taken courage and dedication by everyday people coming together for a common goal to carry the country toward true equality. Parents, teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students drove their communities, and the country along with them, toward justice in a series of often unsteady turns leading to the Brown v. Board Decision. Read More

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The story of Brown v. Board of Education

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is one of the most pivotal opinions ever rendered by that body.

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Basic Information

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Living the Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. actually spoke about the Brown decision several times. Read more here.

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Field Trips

Interested in bringing students to Brown v. Board NHP? Find out more information about field trips here.

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Brown v. Board Homecoming Celebration

Be sure to register today for the Brown v. Board 70th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration!

Books, Mugs, Postcards, Shirts, Bags, Patches, Coins, and much more are available for purchase.
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Books, Mugs, Postcards, Shirts, Bags, Patches, Coins, and much more may be purchased from the Western National Parks Association bookstore.

Last updated: January 30, 2024

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