2/13/2014

Topeka High students debate racial segregration policies at Brown v. Board

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site News Release

Release date: For Immediate Release
Contact: Lisa Stork
Phone number: (785) 354-4273


 


Topeka High School Debate Team To Be Featured at Brown v. Board of Education Site

Topeka, KS –In celebration of Black History Month, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site is proud to host the Topeka High School debate team at 10 a.m. on February 14. The students will debate the issue of whether policies aimed at ending ongoing racial segregation in public schools must focus on socio-economic issues. The sixty minute debate is free and open to the general public.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site tells the story of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended legal segregation in public schools. The site is located at 1515 SE Monroe Street in Topeka, Kansas, and is open free of charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The site is open daily except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For more information call (785) 354-4273 or visit www.nps.gov/brvb and www.facebook.com/brownvboardnps

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