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Cases Fought in Multiple States



Five other cases were a part of the legal strategy that ended segregation.

Though Brown v. Board of Education is the most well-known, it was not the only segregation case the Supreme Court considered. As part of its legal strategy, the NAACP argued cases from Delaware, Washington D.C., South Carolina, and Virginia – all with the aim to end segregation in the United States. The final Supreme Court decision was based on consolidating these five cases.