The Brown Vs. Board Of Education Case

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In 1954, the Brown vs. Board of Education was one of the most famous court cases regarding segregation in schools. It was a well known Supreme Court case decision made in Topeka, Kansas, stating that racial segregation in public schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. The Brown vs. Board of Education case had put the Constitution on the side of racial equality. The 14th amendment was adopted on July 9th, 1868 as one of the reconstruction amendments, strengthening the rights of newly freed slaves, protecting them from racial discrimination and that no state shall deprive anyone, either from ‘due process of law’ or the ‘ equal protection of law.’ In the Brown vs. Board of Education case, young