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Linda Brown Thompson, student at the center of landmark Brown v. Board of Education, dead at 75

March 29, 2018

Linda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Topeka, Kansas. She was 75. The Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel in Topeka confirmed it is handling funeral… [Read More]