Brown v. Board
Education Barrett Says 'Brown v. Board of Education' Is 'Superprecedent' Beyond Overruling
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said it would be "unthinkable" for the landmark "Brown" desegregation decision to be overruled.
Law & Courts 65 Years After 'Brown v. Board,' Where Are All the Black Educators?
The landmark Supreme Court decision that integrated schools 65 years ago had an unintended effect that’s still felt today: Thousands of black teachers and principals lost their jobs.
Education Kavanaugh: 'Brown v. Board of Education' Is Supreme Court's 'Greatest Moment'
Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh praised the landmark desegregation decision at his confirmation hearing, but said the efforts to fulfill its promise remain unfinished.
Equity & Diversity On 'Brown v. Board of Education' Anniversary, Dems Blast Trump's Civil Rights Record
Congressional Democrats held a forum on various civil rights issues in education on the 64th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that prohibited laws establishing segregated schools.
Education 64 Years After Brown v. Board, Many Schools Are Separate and Unequal
Sixty-four years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the principle of "separate but equal" education, public schools in many communities remain highly segregated and schools where students of color are the majority usually lag behind those with majority white student bodies on things like access to rigorous courses and school-based librarians.
School & District Management Decades After Brown v. Board, Unequal Class Offerings Remain a Problem
A new study shows just how thin the course offerings can be at some schools serving mostly students of color in comparison to the curricula at nearby, white-majority schools.
Education Questions on 'Brown v. Board of Education' Often a 'Catch 22' for Judicial Nominees
The landmark school desegregation ruling may be settled law, but can also be used to put nominees on the spot, as one of President Donald Trump's picks for the federal bench saw this week.
Education Some Reflections on Linda C. Brown, a Daughter, Litigant, and Civil Rights Icon
Brown, who died this week at age 75, was sometimes in the forefront, at other times in the background, of the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation case.
Education Linda C. Brown, Key Figure in Historic U.S. Desegregation Case, Dies at 75
Brown was the oldest daughter of Oliver L. Brown, lead plaintiff in the Brown v. Board of Education case that struck down racial segregation in education.
Law & Courts Jack Greenberg, Key Figure in Brown v. Board of Education Case, Dies at 91
Greenberg, who was in his 20s when he helped argue cases that reached the U.S. Supreme Court under the umbrella of Brown v. Board, was the last living lawyer involved in the case.
Equity & Diversity Daughter of Brown v. Board Plaintiff Asks NAACP to Drop Call for Charter Ban
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Black Alliance for Educational Options organized a group of 160 black educators, advocates, lawmakers and religious leaders to sign a letter to the NAACP.
Equity & Diversity Daughter of Brown v. Board Plaintiff Talks Leadership, Topeka, Segregation
Cheryl Brown Henderson, a former educator and president of the Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research, discusses the significance of having Superintendent Tiffany Anderson, an African-American woman, at the helm of Topeka's public schools.