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McKinley Burnett

(1897 - 1968)

  • President of Topeka NAACP who led challenge against racial segregation in Kansas schools in 1950
  • Kansas case became one of five in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

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Photo courtesy Topeka Public Schools USD 501

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