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Dudley, M. E. (1994). Supreme Court Decisions: Brown v.

Board of Education School


desegregation. New York, NY: Twenty-First Century Books. Mark E. Dudleys book is an extremely detailed account of the landmark court case broken into chapters that chart the cases origins, eventual rise to the Supreme Court, and ramifications beyond. It is unique in the fact that it backtracks all the way to the mid-1800s to explain where the racial tensions in the South came from and spans all the way up to present-day. Additionally, Dudley branches out and discusses the repercussions of Brown in areas outside of education, such as JFK hiring more African-Americans in federal departments. The broad scope of this book makes it a valuable resource for students. Fine, M. (2004). Echoes of Brown: Youth

Documenting and Performing the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education (R. A. Roberts & M. E. Torre, Comps.). New York, NY: Teachers College Press. This unique book explores the repercussions of the decision of Brown v. Board of Education fifty years after it was handed down (in 2004). It combines the old and the new with interviews of elders who worked for civil rights from the 1940s through present day, as well as spoken word performances by a diverse group of today's youth about the injustices they still witness. This is a very important resource because of the way it melds first-hand accounts, research, and the arts. The book even comes with a DVD capturing the elder interviews and the student dance/spoken word performances.

Fireside, H., & Fuller, S. B. (1994). Brown v. Board of Education: Equal schooling for all. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers. Brown v. Board of Education: Equal Schooling for All was written by Harvey Fireside and Sarah Bestsy Fuller and published back in 1994. The photos used are from the National Archives, New York Public Library, and the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. This book gives material about the context behind the issue, basic facts about the case and the decision, and the impact that the Brown decision had after it was passed.

Fireside, H. (1997). Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Plessy v. Ferguson: Seperate but equal? Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc. In this book, author Harvey Fireside not only examines the ideas and arguments of the people behind this landmark case, but he brings to life the attitudes of the time, making the case more relatable for the reader. This unique illumination of the prevailing outlook of the late 1800s makes this book an important resource for anyone studying this topic. Fireside also dedicates an entire chapter to the impact of the case and its long-term effects.

Good, D. (2004). Brown v. board of education: a civil rights milestone. New York: Children's Press. Brown v. Board of Education: Cornerstones of Freedom written by Diane L. Good, published in 2004 had pertinent information about the Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education. Included important terms, such as segregated, integrated, appeal, unconstitutional, plaintiffs, defendants, and right to due process.

McNeese, T. (2007). Brown v. Board of Education: Integrating America's schools. New York: Chelsea House Brown v. Board of Education: Integrating Americas Schools was written by Tim McNeese and was published in 2007. This book provides background information of Plessey v. Ferguson, which gives a better idea of how the argument separate but equal was accepted. It also had a timeline starting not from the start of the case, but going back to the Emancipation proclamation, showing how black people have been struggling for equality long before that case was heard.

McNeese, T. (2007). Plessy v. ferguson: separate but equal. New York: Infobase Publishing. Plessy v. Ferguson: Separate but Equal by Tim McNeese is a highly detailed story form version of the Plessy v. Ferguson court case, published in 2007. As Plessy decided to take his case to the top courts and realized separate but equal was not really equal. The vivid details of the trial takes readers on a journey to the past.

Miller, J. (2004). Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: Challenging school segregation in the Supreme Court. New York, NY: The Rosen Publishing Group. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: Challenging School Segregation in the Supreme Court was written by Jake Miller and published in 2004. This book contains the most basic information that covers the Brown v. Board of Education case and highlights the important words on each page and defines them in the back glossary to make it easier for children to understand.

Pierce, A. (2005). Brown v. board of education. Edina: ABDO Publishing Company. American Moments: Brown v. Board of Education by Alan Pierce, published in 2005, is filled with relatable, outstanding stories that help children understand the students perspective during the important Supreme Court case of Brown v. Board of Education. The photos illustrated the true side of the suffrage African Americans had to endure. Tushnet, M. (1995). Brown v. board of education: the battle for integration. New York: New York Public Library. Brown v. Board of Education: The Battle for Integration, published in 1995 by Mark V. Tushnet, is in detailed narrative of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, that in great depth describes the thoughts and feelings of all of the people involved with integration of the education system.

Digital Sources:

The Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site is located in Topeka, Kansas and the website was last updated in October

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service). (2013). Retrieved from http://www.nps.gov/brvb/index.htm

of 2013. One link will take you to information on the people involved in the trial, like the lawyers and judges, while another will tell you about other similar cases. Also, theres a timeline that lays out the important milestones leading up to the decision and it also gives information about when and where the national site is and it even allows school field trips.

Hughes, K. (2012). Brain Wrinkling the 14th Amendment [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fEjVzJqC kI

Brain Wrinkling the 14th Amendment was created by Keith Hughes on December 2nd, 2012. This video discusses what the 14th amendment states (in the Constitution) and what it means, which is important because this was the foundation of the Brown vs. Board of Education argument.

This article called Segregation Through OBrine, C. R., & Kritsonis, W. A. (2008). Segregation through brown vs. the board of education: a setback or landmark case National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Student Research, 5(1), doi: Doctoral Forum Brown vs. The Board of Education: a Setback or Landmark Case by Christopher OBrine and William Kritsonis published in 2008 focuses on the segregation that still occurs in schools today. Explained in the article, poverty has caused many minority students are still finding themselves in segregated schools. Bilingual Sources: Brown v. Junta Escolar [Brown v. Board of Education]. (2004, February). Americana, 1-4. http://photos.state.gov/libraries/panam a/11567/2004/abvsedb.pdf
This Spanish piece is about the rights of immigrants in the United States, featured on a website dedicated to ensuring federal courts preserve justice, fairness, and equal opportunities. The article references several court cases that were important to immigrants' rights in the past, but focuses on how the Supreme Court's recent "cuts" have affected civil rights of immigrants. This is an important and relevant source because it addresses how Supreme Court decisions affect minorities, much like in Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board

Perry, T. (Ed.). (2013). Derechos de los

This bulletin from the embassy of the United States,

inmigrantes [Rights of immigrants]. Retrieved from National Campaign to Restore Civil Rights website: http://www.rollbackcampaign.org/espanol/ item.Derechos_de_los_inmigrantes

published in Panama in 2004, is a detailed account of the landmark court case Brown v. the Board of Education, written in Spanish. This version is a valuable resource because it gives information spanning history from the conditions of segregation before the case to the results and Laura Brown and the other defendants stories in present day. It also breaks up the case into manageable subsections with clear headings to distinguish the different parts in the proceedings.