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Civil Rights Movement: Education Desegregation

Brown versus Board of Education

Warren Court 1953

'On May 17, 1954, these men, members of the U.S. Supreme Court, ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional.'
By United Press International telephoto [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Integration of schools

Little Rock integration protest

Little Rock, 1959. Rally in the state capital to protest the integration of Central High School.

John T. Bledsoe / Public domain

James Meredith

James Meredith

By Marion S. Trikosko, U.S. News & World Report [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Youtube video from Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

Charles Darwin University acknowledges the traditional custodians across the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders both past and present.
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