Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. Board of Education

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Segregated America
  • Promise of Freedom
  • White Only
  • Separate but Equal
  • The Supreme Court
The Battleground
Legal Campaign
Five Communities Change a Nation
The Decision
Slave tag

Slave tag

This tag was used to identify enslaved people in Charleston, South Carolina. African Americans could discard such symbols of their former bondage. But shedding the effects of racial oppression would be harder.

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