Essay Impact Of The Civil Right Movement On Desegregated Schools

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Chapter 6- This chapter is about the impact that the Civil Right Movement had on desegregated schools. Discrimination include any distinction, exclusion, limitation on preference which, being based on race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, economic condition or birth, has the purpose or effect of nullifying or impairing equality of treatment in education (page 114). African and Hispanic have struggle almost half a century to try to desegregation schools. Many different groups such as “NAACP” demanded for equality of education in the school system. The U.S Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka shined a like on segregation. The year 1954, mark a change; Brown vs. BOE of Topeka ended legally required school segregation. Changing in the school systems didn’t start seeing until the early 1960s due to the slow pace of school integration and the continuation of other forms of discrimination contributed to the growth of a massive civil rights movement (page 115). Civil right and school desegregation issues wasn’t a top priority for our government system. The Brown case was overturned by Supreme Court the decision dealing with the case. Brown case argue on the fact that his daughter wasn’t allow to attend a white elementary school that was allow 5 blocks from there house that was more convenient for them then walking 21 blocks to an all-black school. Brown and NAACP ague and presented evidence showing the…

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