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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Court Decisions

The decisions from the highest court in the land shaped the world we live in today.

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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 Anniversary

Each year, the Brown v. Board of Education NHP celebrates the anniversary of the Brown decision that "Separate but Equal has no place."

Books, Mugs, Postcards, Shirts, Bags, Patches, Coins, and much more are available for purchase.
Park Store

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

Last updated: September 6, 2023

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Contact Info

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1515 SE Monroe Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1143


785 354-4273

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