An article by Professor Gary Orfield and research associate Chungmei Lee, considers changes in the country and in the districts directly affected by Brown. It also examines a decade of resegregation from the Supreme Court's Dowell v. Oklahoma City (1991) decision, which authorized a return to segregated neighborhood schools, through the 2001-2002 school year and provides new information on the changes in schools where desegregation plans have ended. The data analyzed covers the vast majority of American schools.
In the landmark desegregation case of Brown v. Board of Education, the court said "separate" was inherently unequal. In a series of stories, NPR explores the high court's decision and its repercussions
Here you'll find information about the Commission, including answers to frequently asked questions, members of the Commission and of the Commission workgroup, speeches and anniversary related activities. Archived information (2005).
The famous Supreme Court case from 1953 that ruled that segregated public schools violated the equal protection of the law guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. Oyez (pronounced OH-yay)—a free law project from Cornell’s Legal Information Institute (LII), Justia, and Chicago-Kent College of Law—is a multimedia archive devoted to making the Supreme Court of the United States accessible to everyone.
A profile of the milestone US Supreme Court decision forbidding segregation in America's public schools, based on the 14th Amendment. Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with facts.
This archive contains documents and images which chronicle events surrounding this historically significant case up to the present. It is divided into four main areas of interest: Supreme Court cases; busing and school integration efforts in northern urban areas; school integration in the Ann Arbor Public School District; and recent resegregation trends in American schools.
This online exhibit highlights Atlanta’s role in the movement from 1940 to 1970. It features a timeline of key events, and more on other civil rights information in print and online resources. Curator: Paul Crater, Vice President, Research Services, Atlanta History Center.