Brown versus Board of Education: Rhetoric and realities

In this lesson, students will listen to three oral histories that shed light on political and personal reactions toward the 1954 Supreme Court ruling Brown versus Board of Education. Though the ruling itself is not mentioned, words like "integration" and "forced busing" refer to the social outcomes as perceived by the speakers.

Author
Kristin Post
Organization Affiliation
LearnNC
Time
2 class periods
Grade Level
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