• Exterior of Brown v. Board of Education NHS, the former Monroe Elementary School, at night.

    Brown v. Board of Education

    National Historic Site Kansas

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  • "The Ray of Hope" Art Exhibit on Display Until October 28th

    An exhibition of student art inspired by Aaron Douglas consisting of quilts and murals created by fourth graders from Topeka and eighth graders from Lawrence in collaboration with quilt artist Marla Jackson will be on display daily. More »

The Road to Justice

The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they would change history. The people who make up this story were ordinary people. They were teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students who simply wanted to be treated equally.

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Monroe Elementary School

The U.S. Supreme Court combined five cases from Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and Kansas under the heading of Brown v. Board of Education.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...