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National Trust Testimony: Brown v. Board of Education (April 2021)

Testimony from the National Trust for Historic Preservation about the new bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate would help tell the full story of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education that ordered the desegregation of American public schools. This was...

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Before Brown v. Board: A look at Dred Scott v. Sandford and Plessy v. Ferguson

As part of the work of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, we are continuing to broaden our understanding of Brown v. Board of Education by commemorating the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. We are partnering with The...

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Brown v. Board: From Students on Strike to Massive Resistance in Farmville, VA

The second webinar in series on Brown v. Board, tells the story of the Robert Russa Moton School in Farmville, Virginia. The webinar will feature Cameron Patterson, executive director of the Robert Russa Moton Museum. In addition to sharing some history about the case, this session will also...

BvB April 12.pdf


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Historic Preservation Advocacy Requests in the 117th Congress

Join National Trust staff, policy experts, and historic preservation colleagues as we discuss historic preservation advocacy during the 117th Congress. Hear about partnership efforts to fully fund the Historic Preservation Fund, how historic tax credits are helping preserve and create affordable...

March 4th Webinar_FINAL slide deck_3-3-2021 - Read-Only.pdf


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Brown v. Board: Cheryl Brown Henderson and the Legacy of the 1954 Supreme Court Case

One of the most significant landmark cases in the history of the United States, the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education compiled cases from five communities across the South, East, and Midwest to desegregate American schools. Late last year, the National Trust identified work...

ForumWebinar_BvB_CherylBrownHenderson.pdf


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[Slide Deck and Resources] Broadening Our Understanding of Brown v. Board of Education

Although most commonly associated with Topeka, Kansas—now home to the National Park Service’s Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site—Brown v. Board of Education was actually a portfolio of cases drawn from five communities. On September 17, 2020, the National Trust launched the Brown...

Forum Webinar_BrownvBoard.pdf