The decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896.
On this episode of This Day In History, Tony and Armand tell us about the results of the trial pitting Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. On this date in 1954, the United States Supreme Court deemed a Kansas state law which established separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional by a vote of 9-0. Plus, Sugar Ray Leonard is born on this day in 1956, and Toe Blake passed away on this day in 1995.
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