BrainPOP

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka

Ever heard the phrase ‘separate but equal?’ In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you what this term means as they discuss segregation and the famous trial case, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Discover what segregation means and how African-Americans were treated differently from other people prior to the civil rights movement of the 20th century. You’ll also learn how segregation laws came about, as well as why they didn’t always work. And of course you’ll find out about the origins of the Brown v. Board of Ed case, including how a concerned parent helped change the United States for the better. We’ve come a long way!

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