Brown v. Board at Fifty: With an Even Hand
  • Bell, Derrick A. Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Cashin, Sheryll. The Failures of Integration: How Race and Class are Undermining the American Dream. New York: Public Affairs, 2004.
  • Cottrol, Robert J, Raymond T. Diamond, and Leland B. Ware. Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2003.
  • Franklin, John Hope and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
  • Kluger, Richard. Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality. Rev. and expanded ed. New York: Knopf, 2004.
  • Martin, Waldo E., ed. Brown v. Board of Education: A Brief History with Documents. (The Bedford Series in History and Culture). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 1998.
  • McNeil, Genna Rae. Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
  • Williams, Juan. My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2004.

For Younger Readers:

  • Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall. Illustrated by Robert Casilla. New York: Holiday House, 1997.
  • Dudley, Mark E. Brown v. Board of Education (1954): School Desegregation. New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1994.
  • Haskins, James. Thurgood Marshall: A Life for Justice. New York: H. Holt, 1992.
  • Miller, Jake. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: Challenging School Segregation in the Supreme Court. New York: PowerKids Press, 2004.
  • Tackach, James. Brown v. Board of Education. San Diego, California: Lucent Books, 1998.
  • Tushnet, Mark V. Brown v. Board of Education: The Battle for Integration. New York: Franklin Watts, 1995.