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Linda Brown, Whose Case Ended Segregation in US Schools, Dies

Linda Brown, who as a young girl was at the center of the lawsuit that ended racial segregation in American schools, has died. Brown died Sunday in Topeka, Kansas. She was 76. Brown was 9 years old when her father, the Rev. Oliver Brown, sued the Topeka school board to allow his daughter to attend an all-white elementary school close to her home. Four similar cases were combined with Brown's complaint and presented to the U.S. Supreme Court as Brown v. The Board of...

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