Alex Ferguson

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  • Should Transgenders Be Allowed In Public Restrooms

    There is still a clear, though no longer in print, rule that allows for this accommodation using the infamous “Separate but equal” used to win the case in Plessy v. Ferguson. Transgenders are currently experiencing the same situation colored people did almost 60 years ago. They are also bound to the decision made in Plessy v. Ferguson, even though it was overturn decades ago. Transgender individuals are free to use any necessity as long as they do not utilize the same facilities as their…

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  • The Great Migration

    The Dream “We American Negros should know…until Africa is free, the descendants of Africa the world over cannot escape their chains… the NAACP should therefore put in the forefront of its program the freedom of Africa in work and wage, education and health, and the complete abolition of the colonial system” W.E.B Du Bois, a prominent Civil rights advocacy figure in the NAACP said this after returning to the United States after the fifth Pan-African Congress conference. The Great Migration…

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  • The Clark Doll Experiment: Racial Segregation In Public Schools

    On May 17, 1954, these men, members of the U.S. Supreme Court, ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. In spring 1953, the Court heard the case but was unable to decide the issue and asked to rehear the case in fall 1953, with special attention to whether the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause prohibited the operation of separate public schools for whites and blacks. The Court reargued the case at the behest of Associate Justice Felix…

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  • Racial Discrimination In Public Schools

    Efforts to desegregate public schools have been presence since 1954. The efforts were the outcomes of the opinions of the Supreme Court based on the way it interpreted the Equal Protection Clause, which is part of the Fourteenth Amendment. Some of the controversial cases in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1950 include Brown v. Board of Education, New Count School Board v. Green, and Swam v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education asserted the need for public schools to avoid any intentional segregation…

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  • The Plessy V. Ferguson Case

    Separate Car Act. His argument in the Plessy v. Ferguson case was that it went against the 14th amendment; which makes everyone born or naturalized in the US a citizen of the US. But it also guarantees that every United States citizen will be granted the same protection under the law, the 14th amendment makes everyone in the United States equal before the law. Throughout the case they also mention the 13th amendment which abolished slavery. Judge Ferguson overlook these 2 amendments while making…

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  • Plessy Vs Ferguson Case

    On May 17, 1954 the United States Supreme Court passed on its decision in the point of interest instance of Brown v. Leading group of Education of Topeka, Kansas. The Court's consistent choice upset arrangements of the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson choice, which had took into consideration "isolated however equivalent" open offices, incorporating government funded schools in the United States. Proclaiming that "different instructive offices are intrinsically unequal," the Brown v. Board choice helped…

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  • Racial Injustice And Injustice

    Racial injustice is sometimes considered a taboo subject in conversation, however, it has been around for years, especially in America, and does not seem to be going anywhere. Often, Americans do not fully grasp the concept of racism and racial injustice, its causes, effects and manifestations. In order to understand racial injustice for what it truly is, it is important to be able to define race, racism, justice and injustice. Without knowing the meanings of the aforementioned words, there…

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  • Plessy V Ferguson And Brown V Board Analysis

    Within every average history class, there is a discussion on Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board due to the precedents they set and the history behind them. In short summary, Plessy v. Ferguson all started due to a black man, who often passed as white, sitting in the white section of a train. When he refused to get up, he was prosecuted and the precedent of “separate but equal” was set creating separate spaces for blacks and whites, that were meant to have “equal” amenities. After a hundred…

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  • Brown V. Board Of Education

    five “…cases from four states and the District of Columbia…that reached the Supreme Court in 1952” (Give Me Liberty! 953) that challenged the controversial “separate but equal” policy regarding segregated facilities that resulted from the Plessy v. Ferguson case in 1896. In this case, the plaintiffs targeted the outstanding differences between schools for white children and those for black, who often “…attended classes in buildings with no running water or indoor toilets and were not provided…

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  • The American Dream

    The American Dream is dead some people may say. Some say the American dream needs to be reformed. Others have a glimmer of hope that it still is alive. Whether if it’s alive or dead there are factors that contribute to those beliefs to create numerous idea of the American Dream that the founding fathers had mapped out for our nation; the foundation of our reason why we built America. The American Dream is about freedom, the right to have the three unalienable rights: life, liberty and pursuit…

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