Plessy Vs. Ferguson Case: Brown V. Board Of Education

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Brown v. Board of Education During the Brown vs board of education case the supreme court ruled (9-0) that the racial segregation within schools and public facilities violated the fourteenth Amendment. The fourteenth amendment guarantees that African Americans are complete citizens and have equal rights as any other citizen. So when the Plessy v. Ferguson case of 1896 ruled that African Americans were equal but separate it directly contradicted the already in place 14 amendment. The Brown v. Board of education was the landmark case that really overturned the former ruling made by the supreme court in Plessy v. Fergusson. Brown V. the board of Education was a landmark case because it was the first in a line of pro equality decisions the supreme