Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice
In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka, Kansas, school, but to cases involving children in South Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice is the story of the many people who stood up to racial inequality, some risking significant danger and hardship, and of careful strategizing by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
- Published by Holiday House in 2016
- Written by Susan Goldman Rubin
- Audience: adult, young adult
- Trim size: 8 1/4" x 10 1/4"
- 144 pages
- Binding style: hardcover
- ISBN-13: 978-0-823436-46-0