TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Brown vs. Board Supreme Court Decision that ended school segregation is 65 years old this week. The Supreme Court rendered their decision on May 17th, 1954. The Brown vs. Board Sumner Legacy is hosting several events over the next 10 days to commemorate the 65th anniversary. Friday morning Dr. Carlton Waterhouse hosted a symposium at TPAC. Dr. Waterhouse is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and is a Law Professor at Howard University School of Law. For more Brown vs. Board events click here. See more photos here. Back to Local Snapshots.