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Table of Contents Preface How to Use This Book Important People, Places and Terms Chronology NARRATIVE OVERVIEW Prologue Chapter One: Chapter Two: Chapter Three: Chapter Four: Chapter Five: Chapter Six: Chapter Seven: Chapter Eight: BIOGRAPHIES Daisy Bates Civil Rights Activist and Advisor to the Little Rock Nine Kenneth B. Clark Researcher into the Effects of Segregation on African Americans John W. Davis Lead Counsel for South Carolina before the Supreme Court in the Brown cases Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th President of the United States Orval Faubus Governor of Arkansas During School Desegregation Crisis at Little Rock Charles Hamilton Houston Counsel to the NAACP and Architect of the NAACP's Desegregation Strategy Thurgood Marshall Lead LDF Attorney for Brown v. Board and First African American Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren Chief Justice of the Supreme Court during the Brown v. Board Decision PRIMARY SOURCES A Black Man Recalls Attending a Segregated School in the South "The Effects of Segregation and the Consequences of Desegregation: A Social Science Statement" The U.S. Government's Amicus Curiae Brief in the Brown v. Board Case The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Brown v. Board of Education "All God's Chillun," a New York Times Editorial The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Brown II The Southern Manifesto A Member of the Little Rock Nine Recalls the Effort to Integrate Central High President Eisenhower Explains His Decision to Send Federal Troops to Little Rock An Historian Reflects on Brown v. Board of Education, Fifty Years Later Sources for Further Study Bibliography Photo Credits Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Brown, Oliver, 1918- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Segregation in education -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Discrimination in education -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.