Jump to Navigation

Brown v. Board of Education Mural

This mural depicts the 1954 landmark U.S. Supreme Court desegregation case, Brown v. Board of Education, that has roots in Topeka. The mural was created by Kansas City artist Michael Young to honor this important legacy.

The mural is located outside the state supreme court where earlier civil rights cases were fought, leading the way to the turning point in the history of the United States.

Brown v. Board of Education mural

 

Brown v. Board of Education cardsThis PDF provides 11 trading cards featuring prominent individuals and events in the history of this important civil rights case:
Oliver Brown
McKinley Burnett
Elisha Scott, Sr.
Mamie Williams
Lucinda Todd
Katherine Louise Carper Sawyer
Brown v. Board of Education Mural
On Behalf of Kansas Students: 13 Topeka Families
Early School Civil Rights Cases in Kansas
Five Cases Become One: Oliver L. Brown et. al. v. The Board of Education of Topeka
Separate But Equal Is Unequal