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This article in the Topeka Capital-Journal focuses on Linda Brown Smith who, along with her father Oliver Brown, were plaintiffs in the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education. Linda Smith had recently testified in a federal court about her experiences attended segregated schools in Topeka, including the Monroe school. Smith was called to the stand as a witness in a re-hearing of the Brown v. Board case to determine whether or not there were still some elements of institutional racial segregation in the Topeka school system. Smith, a plaintiff in the re-opened case, believed that racial discrimination still existed in the schools.

Creator: Knudsen, Gwyn
Date: October 15, 1986

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This article illustrates how the Brown v. Board case is still pertinent for today's struggle for racial equality. Students could use this article (and the Capital-Journal article of October 5, 1986) to discuss whether or not institutional segregation still exists and how it can be eliminated.

KS:11th:3.1:Brown v. Board (2005)

Item Number: 211830
Call Number: K326 Negroes Clippings, v. 11
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211830

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