The thesis statement is the following: Brown vs The Board of Education was a turning point for racial equality in American history. Even though racismis still an issue today, this case opened many American citizens’ eyes to the fact that change was neededregarding racial segregation.It should also be written following my outline: I. Introductiona) African Americans were not allowed to attend school with White Americans, they had to go toseparate schools.b) Brown vs The Board of Education was a turning point for racial equality in American history.Even though racism is still an issue today, this case opened many American citizens’ eyes to thefact that change was needed regarding racial segregation.II. ParagraphsA. Racial Discrimination1. Place where the event occurred: Topeka, Kansasa. A black third-ˇgrader named Linda Brown had to walk one mile through a railroad switchyardto get to her black elementary school, even though a white elementary school was only seven blocks away. b. Linda’s father, Oliver Brown, tried to enroll her in the white elementary school seven blocksfrom her house. The principal refused because she was black.c. Brown contacted McKinley Burnett, the head of Topeka’s branch of the National Associationfor the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to seek help2. The case and its outcomeB. Reasons for the segregation of schools1. Adulthood preparation2. According to the schools, African Americans were slow learners3. It was said that African Americans are troublemakersC. Details of the case1. The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas heard Brown’s case from June 25-ˇ26, 1951.2. NAACP chief counsel Thurgood Marshall argued the case of Brown v. Board of Education beforethe Supreme Court for the plaintiffs.3. In the re-ˇargument the Court requested that both sides discuss the circumstances surrounding theadoption of the Fourteenth Amendment.D. Final decision1. The Court could not base its decision on the Fourteenth amendment as it was more a question ofwhether having desegregated schools deprived black children of equal protection of the law.2. On May 17, 1954, Chief Justice Earl Warren read the decision of the unanimous voting court: ‘Wecome then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on thebasis of race, even though the physical facilities and other ‘tangible’ factors may be equal,deprive the children of the minority group of equal educational opportunities? We believe that itdoes…We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has noplace. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. Therefore, we hold that the plaintiffsand others similarly situated for whom the actions have been brought are, by reason of thesegregation complained of, deprived of the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by theFourteenth Amendment’III. Case conclusionA. Supreme Court decision required the desegregation of schools across the United States.B. This decision alone helped eliminate unneeded racism that would have undoubtedly been muchworse had separate but equal stood.