Tuesday, May. 11, 2004; 5:02 PM
Fifty years after the landmark Supreme Court decision to end segregation in public schools, residents of Topeka, Kan., including some who lived through the painful process of integration, have a lot to say about the impact of Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka in the city where it all began.
Ned Nusbaum, retired Topeka public schools administrator
Carolyn Wims-Cambpell, former Topeka High School Student
Merrill R. Ross, retired Topeka public school teacher
W.L. Sawyer, current superintendent for Topeka Public Schools
Shelby Keatley, 6th grade Topeka student