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The Road to Brown

Grades: 9-12
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In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that segregated schools were unconstitutional, challenging centuries of legalized segregation in America ...

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Permitted use: Stream Only

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Footage courtesy of Fox Movietone, Getty, National Archives, and WGBH. Images courtesy of AP/Worldwide Photo, Cecil Williams, Corbis, De Laine family, Library of Congress, Magnum, National Park Service, South Carolina Archive, South Caroliniana, Timepix/Getty, University of Virginia, USDA, US Supreme Court. Special thanks to the Levine Museum of the New South.


Project Credits

Contributor: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute-grayscale


Contributor: Washington University in St. Louis-grayscale


Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale


Funder: The Institute of Museum and Library Services-grayscale


Funder: Institute of Museum and Library Services-grayscale


Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale