We conclude that, in the field of public education, the doctrine of “separate but equal” has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.

Earl Warren (1891-1974) American jurist and politician; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1953-69)
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954) [unanimous opinion]

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