Grade Range: K-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 9/11/2008
This National Public Radio Website about the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court Ruling is a great resource for both students and teachers. The website contains audio excerpts from various NPR programming on the topic of segregation in schools. Inlcuded are a rare interview with Thurgood Marshall, letters that were written to President Eisenhower about the ruling and a Tavis Smiley interview entitled School life, Before and After Brown.
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial exam...
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A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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