Shirley Stamps


Age: 59


Summary: Delaware woman who as a child in 1951 was one of the two plaintiffs to sue the Delaware state Board of Education to desegregate schools that eventually led to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: January 30, 1944


Died: May 28, 2003


Location: Wilmington, Delaware