Brown v. Board of Education,
347 U.S. 483 (1954) (USSC+)
Argued December 9, 1952 Reargued December 8, 1953 Decided May 17, 1954
FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS*
Segregation of white and Negro children in the public schools of a State solely on the basis of race, pursuant to state laws permitting or requiring such segregation, denies to Negro children the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment—even though the physical facilities and other “tangible” factors of white and Negro schools may be equal.____________________
trict Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina, argued December 9–10, 1952, reargued December 7–8, 1953; No. 4, Davis et al. v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia, et al., on appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, argued December 10, 1952, reargued December 7–8, 1953, and No. 10, Gebhart et al. v. Belton et al., on certiorari to the Supreme Court of Delaware, argued December 11, 1952, reargued December 9, 1953.
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Publication information: Book title: The Unfinished Agenda of Brown v. Board of Education. Contributors: James Anderson - Editor, Dara N. Byrne - Editor. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons. Place of publication: Hoboken, NJ. Publication year: 2004. Page number: 171.
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