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NAACP Press Release for Brown v. Board of Education

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People1951

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA, United States

In this press release, the NAACP announced its decision to appeal the Topeka, Kansas, case in which a federal court upheld segregated school facilities. Along with the NAACP, the father of third-grader Linda Brown challenged the ruling and took it to the Supreme Court. The case resulted in a unanimous decision that struck down school segregation.

LI-2016-34.01

Details

  • Title: NAACP Press Release for Brown v. Board of Education
  • Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Date Created: 1951
  • Original Source: Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University
  • Rights: American Civil Liberties Union Archives, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University

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