Home » Kansas History » Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76 – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal – Topeka, KS

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76 – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal – Topeka, KS

Linda Brown, who as a little girl in Topeka was at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that ended school segregation in the United States, has died at age 76.Brown’s sister, Cheryl Brown Henderson, founding president of The Brown Foundation, confirmed the death. She said family will not comment on her sister’s death. Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel of Topeka will handle arrangements.Linda Brown’s father, Oliver Brown, became the lead plaintiff in the
— Read on www.cjonline.com/news/20180326/linda-brown-center-of-brown-v-board-case-dies-at-76

Tragic loss for Civil Rights. I would have liked to see this taught in schools.


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