- According to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, what foundational document forbids school segregation?
- In 1896, the Supreme Court used that same document to establish the practice of “separate but equal.” What might have caused that complete opposite change?
- According to the map, 17 states and Washington, D.C., had laws enforcing school segregation in 1954. By 1958, how many states still had school segregation laws?
Baker, Robert E. L., “Segregation’s Citadel Unbreached in 4 Years,” Washington Observer, 11 May 1958. Courtesy of Library of Congress