Let me ask you this… If we put our classroom back in time to 1945 (65 years ago) would it still look the way it does today? Would ALL of us be in the same classroom?
So let me ask you this, would we all be in the same classroom if we went back in time? African American Classroom White Classroom
What can you tell me about this photograph? This photograph was taken in Westwood, Kansas.
Kansas is where our story begins… However, we are moving from Westwood Kansas. Were moving over two counties to Topeka, Kansas.
Segregation was not a tradition, it was the law. It had been protected in court. What Linda Brown and her father fought was to change the law. Segregation was not just the law in the south but all over America. Segregation
Brown Vs. Board of Education “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” Chief Justice Earl Warren
This decision changed education… Do you think that people easily and readily desegregated the schools, or was their resistance. There was resistance…