Celebrating Brown v. Board of Education: Mrs. Nettie Hunt and daughter Nikie on the steps of the Supreme Court, 1954. Digital History ID 4171

Celebrating Brown v. Board of Education: Mrs. Nettie Hunt and daughter Nikie on the steps of the Supreme Court, 1954.

Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: cph 3c27042
Annotation: The Supreme Court's decision on the Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954 marked a culmination in a plan the NAACP had put into action more than forty years earlier--the end to racial inequality. African American parents throughout the country like Mrs. Hunt, shown here, explained to their children why this was an important moment in history. Gelatin silver print. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Digital ID # cph 3c27042
Year: 1954

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