17th MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

May 17th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1954 : Brown v. Board of Ed was decided : In a major civil rights victory, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka on the 17th May 1954, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities is unconstitutional. The historic decision brought an end to federal tolerance of racial segregation, regarding Linda Brown, a young African American girl who had been denied admission to her local elementary school in Topeka, Kansas, because of the color of her skin. | & more about history on this day in the video…