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Topeka Civil Rights Icon Linda Brown Remembered

The Rev. Shirley Heermance of St. Mark's AME Church in Topeka looks over an array of photos of Linda Brown. Funeral services for Brown were held Thursday in Topeka. (photo credit: Carla Eckels, KMUW)

Funeral services were held in Topeka Thursday morning for civil rights icon Linda Brown. She was the schoolgirl at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitutional. KMUW's Carla Eckels reports.


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