FILE -- Linda Brown at an event in Topeka, Kansas, on May 16, 2004, marking the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Brown, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighborhood and who thus came to symbolize one of the most transformative court proceedings in American history, the school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, died on March 25, 2018, in Topeka.
FILE -- Linda Brown at an event in Topeka, Kansas, on May 16, 2004, marking the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Brown, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighborhood and who thus came to symbolize one of the most transformative court proceedings in American history, the school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, died on March 25, 2018, in Topeka. OZIER MUHAMMAD NYT
FILE -- Linda Brown at an event in Topeka, Kansas, on May 16, 2004, marking the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Brown, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighborhood and who thus came to symbolize one of the most transformative court proceedings in American history, the school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, died on March 25, 2018, in Topeka. OZIER MUHAMMAD NYT

Kansas girl at center of 1954 school segregation ruling dies

March 26, 2018 06:19 PM