Esther Brown, unsung hero who helped end segregation

In the 1940s, Esther Brown, a white Jewish woman living in Merriam, Kan., led a legal fight to force the small South Park district in Johnson County to allow black students to attend a new school built with a $90,000 bond issue. In the city of Mer
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In the 1940s, Esther Brown, a white Jewish woman living in Merriam, Kan., led a legal fight to force the small South Park district in Johnson County to allow black students to attend a new school built with a $90,000 bond issue. In the city of Mer

Esther Brown of Merriam pushed for desegregation of schools years before 1954 ruling

October 11, 2016 12:20 PM