Brown v Board of Education. 1954


This is a seminal case from the United States.

The Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that ”separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”

de jure racial separation flies in the face of the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment

Plessy v Ferguson was overturned.


All southern states had segregated schooling at the time of this judgment.


About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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