Part One: Brown v. Board of Education
Preston Webb, education coordinator for the Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site in Kansas, tells the story behind the lawsuit that changed education in America forever. Who was Brown? Why did this hugely important matter decided in Topeka, Kansas, of all places? And is it true that many of the important people involved in this case were from the part of Topeka known as “Tennessee Town”?
Part Two: “Negro” High Schools in Tennessee Before Brown v. Board)
A Bill Carey presentation on how many there were, how they impacted Tennessee's culture, and how your students can learn more about them -- a presentation that will include names such as Bedford County Training School and Ed "Too Tall" Jones!