Brown v Board of Education of Topeka (1954) / Brown II (1955)

1. Was Brown an easy case?

2.  In what sense did the Court find segregated schools "inherently unequal"?  Was this the best ground for the decision?

3.  What did Court say about the intentions of the framers with respect to segregated schools?

4.  Did Brown overrule Plessy
Did Brown say that segregated municipal pools, golf courses and park benches unconstitutional? Are they?

5.  What did the Court say should happen next (Brown II)?  Was this the best approach?

Road to Brown

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