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...
constitution, lynch mob, US history, Brown v. Board of Education, 20th Century, Topeka, Kansas, Monroe Elementary School, Jim Crow Laws, American history, lynching, 1900’s, Government, civil rights, history, United States history, civics, Twentieth Century, Separate but equal, Segregation, law
A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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