Tag Archives: Brown v. Board of Education

Topeka StoryCorps: Darren Canady and Madison Wallace

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark supreme court case that desegregated public schools. Darren Canady and Madison Wallace compare their high school experiences … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Linda Jeffrey and Randolph Jeffrey

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Randolph Jeffrey interviews his sister Linda about her educational experience … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Christel Marquardt and Joel Marquardt

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Joel Marquardt shares his experiences attending Topeka High and his … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Maxine and Melvin Patterson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Maxine Patterson interviews Melvin Patterson about their experiences attending the … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Adrian Pearson and Donna Rae Pearson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Adrian Pearson talks with his mother Donna Rae Pearson about … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Duane Pomeroy and Janel Johnson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Duane Pomeroy, former USD 501 school board member, interviews Janel … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 2/20-2/21

Dodge City’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History event is just one of the KHC-supported humanities events exploring cultural heritage, civil rights, and racial identity this weekend in Kansas. Dodge City: Foreigners in Their Own Land A screening and discussion … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 02/27–03/01

Please note that some of this weekend’s KHC events have been rescheduled. Be sure to contact the organizations hosting KHC events for possible schedule changes due to inclement weather. This weekend’s Humanities Happenings invites you to engage with state history, … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 02/20-02/22

Don’t let February’s dreary weather drag you down! Expand your horizons with one of this weekend’s Humanities Happenings events. Olathe: All That Jazz Kansas City jazz thrived on diversity: just as it melded and reshaped African and European musical traditions, … Read full article »

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Topeka’s Greatest Trial

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Topeka’s Greatest Trial” by D.W. Carter. In the fall of 1950, Oliver Brown tried to enroll his 7-year-old daughter at nearby Sumner … Read full article »

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