What led to this case Linda Brown, an African American girl, could not attend a less-crowded white school a few blocks from her home in Topeka, Kan. Instead, she had to ride a bus across town to attend an African American school. In 1951, Linda Brown’s father and several parents from her school filed suit
Wow i cant go to school because of my skin color
He argued that separate schools were unconstitutional because they violated equal protection guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment.
The school said they are separated, but equal at the same time
The Court said “separate is not equal,” and segregation violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
The district court ruled in favor of the Board of Education citing the “separate but equal”