The Vital Court Case, Brown V. Topeka Board Of Education Essay

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The vital court case, Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, helped shape the future of American education, although many people disagreed with the results. Brown v. Topeka Board of Education is a Supreme Court case that took place between the years of 1950 and 1959 (BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION (I)). This court case was essentially the name given to five separate cases that were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court (History of Brown v. Board of Education). Each case was sent to the Supreme Court in 1952 (History of Brown v. Board of Education). The five cases that made up the Brown v. Topeka Board of Education were Briggs v. Elliott, Davis v. Board of Education of Prince Edward County, Bolling v. Sharpe, Gebhart v. Ethal, and the original Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka court case (History of Brown v. Board of Education). Although each case was different, their main issue was identical (History of Brown v. Board of Education). What brought these cases to be were the agreements and disagreements of segregation. Due to the circumstances of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the actions of future generation interracial students were allowed not only because segregation is racist but also unequal. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas began because an African American student wanted to attend an all-whites school (Bernstein). Linda Brown informed her parents of her dream and they tried to get her into an all-whites school. The school denied their request and…

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