The Case Of Brown V Board Of Education Essay

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Another highly active organization at this time was CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). CORE was founded in 1942 in Chicago . Members of CORE were highly active during the civil movement. Members of CORE were responsible of organizing historic protests such as sit-ins, Montgomery bus boycott, and freedom riders. Although many American citizens were silent during this tough time for people of color, others found their voice through protesting acts of prejudice. They were motivated by the hate around them to bring change.
One of the biggest signs of progress occurred on May 1954. This was the day the case of Brown v Board of Education came to a conclusion. The case of Brown started because a third grader named Linda Brown. Linda walked a mile to school every day. Although she lived close to an all white school, she could not attend it because she was a person of color . Her father decided to file a lawsuit against the board of education. Before this case, there had been eleven cases challenging segregation. The NAACP decided to give equality one more shot with the case of Linda Brown. The case went to the Supreme Court where a decision was made in Browns’ favor. The result was that “ segregation in public schools was inherently unequal.” The court said the separate schools cause inferiority, and that harms the motivation of the child. The separate but equal doctrine has no longer used .
Most of the states respected the decision of the court. Some southern states did not.…

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