Civil Rights Movement: The Brown V. Board Of Education Case

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Impact on Civil Rights Movement
The decision from the Brown v. Board of Education case advanced racial integration first in education, and eventually in public spaces, housing, and transportation. Brown tried to address past inequalities, promoted equal opportunities in public education, and extend equal protections of law for racial minorities. As a result, Brown became known for more than an education policy case. Brown v. Board of Education paved the way for future congressional legislation and Supreme Court decisions such as the 1957 Civil Rights Act. The 1957 Civil Rights Act would not have passed civil rights legislation when it did without the Brown v. Board of Education case. No bill has been passed since 1875. After Brown raised
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Board of Education occurred at different times in the states. In the border states, desegregated of schools took place easily. Although most whites in the border states opposed desegregating schools, they did not resent it intensely. Because of this, Brown’s decisions were recognized by politicians, news-papers, religious organization, labor unions, and teachers’ associations. Blacks also had political power, money to bring desegregation lawsuits, and branches of the NAACP were strong. In these states, the Brown case supplied public official with the necessary push to do what they would not have done regularly, but not resist …show more content…
Board of Education case has greatly affected America. It transformed the education systems, making it unsegregated, which gave students of all races and backgrounds an opportunity to be educated fairly. Brown not only transformed the education systems, but also tremendously affected the legislative system of the United States. The Brown v. Board of Education case, being one of the first cases to acknowledge social science results, paved the way and set a standard for other cases and legislative decisions.
Although implementing the results of the 1954 Brown decision was a challenge, it can still technically be said that official school segregation has been eliminated. However, studies show that although school segregation is no longer a policy, de facto segregation (segregation by fact) is still regular in a tremendous amount of schools in the United States. Housing bases on income, white flight from public schools to private schools, parental school choice, and lack of funding can all be viewed as causes of de facto segregation. However, the core issue of de facto segregation is individual actions. The decision from the Brown v. Board of Education case decided that, under the fourteenth amendment, segregation of public schools was illegal. However, this does not apply to the actions of individuals. Therefore, the private actions of individuals were beyond the reach of the Brown

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