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

Park Ranger Interviewing Cameron Patterson from Robert Russa Moton Museum

67th Anniversary of Brown v. Board

Commemorating the 67th anniversary of the Brown decision, we interviewed three experts on the subject.

Monroe Elementary  classroom, 1949

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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John Brown

Topeka's Civil Rights Story

One hundred years of Kansas history separates John Brown's war on slavery and the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education

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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: July 2, 2021

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