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Transcript of Linda brown
"...if the colored children are denied the experience in school of associating with white children, who represent 90 percent of our national society in which these colored children must live, then the colored child's curriculum is being greatly curtailed. The Topeka curriculum or any school curriculum cannot be equal under segregation."The supreme court made a decision Linda Brown was in junior high and secondary schools were integrated already. In 1961 Linda graduated from Springfield's Central High School. June of 1961 Oliver Brown died. Linda brown born February 20,1942 from her father Oliver Brown. Linda was the oldest out of two sisters Terry and Cheryl. Linda and her family lived in a integrated neighborhood in Topeka, Kansas but, even though different colored children played together they were not allowed to go or attend the same school. Linda brown and most african american children had to walk more than a mile to even get to school everyday.Her sisters and her went to Monroe Elementary School. Linda brown marriages Linda attended Washburn University and took a couple of classes at Kansas State University. In 1963 she married Charles Smith then divorced him and married Leonard Buckner who died in the late 1980's. In 1996 she married William Thompson and then added the Thompson and became Linda Brown Thompson Linda and her family Linda map of the brown vs board
Red means that segregation was required in that state.
Blue states either allowed segregation in schools, but did not require it, or that segregation was limited.
Green states forbade segregation in schools.
Yellow states had no legislation regarding segregation in schools. When the supreme court made a decision Linda Brown was in junior high and secondary schools were intergrated already. In 1961 Linda graduated from Springfield's Central High School. June of 1961 Oliver Brown died .Even though she was said for her lost she still was very grateful for all he did for her .so at the end they did change the law even though i t took so time she was still was proud of herself and her father . So today we should thank Linda brown and her family for all she did for us in the future ! victory