Brown v. Board of Education was the United States Supreme Court Decision which ruled that segregation or the “separate but equal” concept in schools was unconstitutional. This event was significant because it allowed high schools nationwide to be integrated, starting with the Little Rock Nine in Arkansas, despite receiving backlash from opponents.
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