On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Earl Warren, declared that segregation in schools is “inherently unequal.” Today, almost fifty years later Macmillan/McGraw-Hill commemorates the landmark Brown vs. Board of Ed court decision with a specially created animated online movie that teaches the importance of racial equality.


Select the buttons below to access grade appropriate activities for your students, including the full transcript of the movie.

Classroom Poster Offer

For a free Brown vs. Board of Ed poster for your classroom, click here.


• more about Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Social Studies

• more about BrainPOP

• The McGraw-Hill Companies is committed to commemorating this landmark event. For additional information about Brown vs Board of Ed, please visit the Glencoe/McGraw-Hill website