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Supreme Court The Justices Dealing with Segregation
Dealing with Segregation

Civil Rights Activity Book (PDF)
Puzzles, songs, and photos included in the PDF version of this book teach children about martyrs and events of the civil rights movement. Courtesy of the Civil Rights Memorial Center.

Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit by Me!
by Linda Walvoord and Eric Velasquez

School is Not White!, The
by Doreen Rappaport and Curtis James

Separate But Not Equal
by Jim Haskins

Through My Eyes
by Ruby Bridges

White Socks Only
by Evelyn Coleman and Tyrone Geter

Jericho Walls
by Kristi Collier

The Bus Ride that Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks
by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Danny Shanahan

Remember: The Journey to School Integration (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards)
by Toni Morrison

Goin' Someplace Special
by Patricia C. McKissack and Jerry Pinkney

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
by Carole Boston Weatherford and Jerome Lagarrigue Lagarrigue

Freedom Summer
by Deborah Wiles and Jerome Lagarrigue

Farewell to Jim Crow: The Rise and Fall of Segregation in America (Library of African-American History)
by R. Kent Rasmussen

A Yellow Watermelon
by Ted M. Dunagan

Abby Takes a Stand: Scraps of Time #1
by Patricia McKissack and Gordon James

Ron's Big Mission
by Corinne Naden and Rose Blue

The Other Side
by Jacqueline Woodson and E. B. Lewis

Plessy V. Ferguson: Legalizing Segregation (Supreme Court Cases Through Primary Sources)
by Wayne Anderson

Brown V. Board of Education: The Case Against School Segregation (Supreme Court Cases Through Primary Sources)
by Wayne Anderson

The Montgomery bus boycott, December, 1955;: American Blacks demand an end to segregation (A Focus book)
by Janet Stevenson

Brown V. Board of Education of Topeka: Challenging School Segregation in the Supreme Court (Miller, Jake, Library of the Civil Rights Movement.)
by Jake Miller

The Civil Rights Act of 1964: An End to Racial Segregation (Milestones in American History)
by Judy L. Hasday

Brown v. Board of Education (Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series)
by Diane L. Good

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A court decision banning segregation was made as early as 1855? Also, many blacks settled in Kansas after the Civil War to escape the Jim Crow laws and continuing acts of violence against them in southern states. Kansas offered much less racial prejudice. In fact, majority opinion favored the education of blacks.

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