Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students will learn about the communities and cases that turned to the courts to demand better educational opportunities for their children in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Five Communities Change a Nation is the fourth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education
Lessons & Activities
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial exam...
Brown v. Board of Education, Jim Crow, racism, Supreme court, colored school, Topeka, Kansas, Todd, Lucinda, Briggs, Harry, Simpkins, Modjeska, civil rights, Boulware, Harold, desegregation, NAACP, Burnett, McKinley, Briggs v. Elliot, Clarendon County, South Carolina, Waring, J. Waties, Segregation, Brown, Oliver, Clark, Kenneth, psychological evidence
A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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