The Aftermath of Brown v. Board


Accompanied by motorcycle-mounted police, school buses carrying African-American students arrive at formerly all-white South Boston High School on September 12, 1974, the first day of federal court-ordered busing to achieve racial balance in the city's de facto segregated schools. Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty Images
Accompanied by motorcycle-mounted police, school buses carrying African-American students arrive at formerly all-white South Boston High School on September 12, 1974, the first day of federal court-ordered busing to achieve racial balance in the city's de facto segregated schools. Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty Images

Though the Brown v. Board ruling overturned Plessy v. Ferguson, it didn't suddenly solve the segregation problem and end racism in the United States.

Topics in this Podcast: racism, not just in the south, Brown v. Board, Plessy v. Ferguson, 14th amendment, court cases, NAACP, segregation, Supreme Court, Civil Rights Movement, civil rights, black history, American history, education, 20th century, U.S. history