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Brewman_Jax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 11:05 AM
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217. The combined court cases
These are the court cases that were combined into the final Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.

They were:
 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS (KS):
 Gebhart v. Belton (DE)
 Briggs v. Elliott (SC)
 Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County (VA)
 Bolling v. Sharpe (DC)

The NAACP was involved in all the above cases.

Addendum: Court case Mendez v. Westminster School District (1946, CA) was important not only because it desegregated California state schools, but then California Governor Earl Warren signed the law repealing segregation in the state education code. Governor Earl Warren would become Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren and preside over the Brown v. Board of Education case.

http://brownvboard.org/summary /


On the Mendez case, http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12...
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