Brown versus Board of Education
A case regarding school desegregation, decided by the Supreme Court in 1954. The Court ruled that segregation in public schools is prohibited by the Constitution. The decision ruled out “separate but equal” educational systems for blacks and whites, which many localities said they were providing. The Court departed from tradition by using arguments from sociology to show that separate educational systems were unequal by their very nature.
notes for Brown versus Board of Education
Words nearby Brown versus Board of Education
How to use Brown versus Board of Education in a sentence
Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, almost exactly 30 years after the trial, the judge left his home to board a steamboat and was never heard from again.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Chérif was arrested in Paris in January 2005 as he was about to board a plane to Damascus along with a man named Thamer Bouchnak.
There was deep brown flesh, and bronze flesh, and pallid white flesh, and flesh turned red from the hot sun.
They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
The Spaniards captured two schooners, having on board 22 officers and 30 men, all of whom were hanged or sent to the mines.
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd