Civil Right

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Everything began with a third-grader student named Linda Brown who was an African American and had to walk a mile to get to a colored school, while she lived about seven block away from an all-white school. This commanded the awakening of a nation to combat segregation. According to the book “American Government roots and reform”, explains that Brown v. Board of education (1954) case consisted on the U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that school segregation is inherently unconstitutional because it violates the fourteen Amendment ‘s that guarantee equal protection.” This shows that African American kids were discriminated as well their rights were violated. Furthermore, the article “Land mark: Brown v. Board of education “ explains that…show more content…
Therefore, this violates the “equal protection clause: state it on the fourteen amendment. [pg.128]. this demonstrates how kid’s rights were violated. Furthermore, depend on the doll study conducted by Kenneth and Mamie Clark demonstrated that children from segregated schools feel inferior to white children. Finally, this led on May 17, 1954, Chief justice Earl Warren and the justices to agree unanimous on declaring segregation in public school unconstitutional. According to the article “How relevant is Brown v. Board of Education today?” “As a nation, we have backed away from the commitment inherent in Brown v. Board, today’s solution are much less focused on the social and cultural benefit of integration. They concentrate on how to build more learning opportunity and ensure that all student share the same opportunity to become proficient based on national standards.” [Warren, prg.5]. This demonstrates that the cases still relevant because student have the freedom to attend and pursue a higher education, even though they do not focused on social and cultural backgrounds and mostly focused more in the academic standards. However, in the article “LDF Statement on the 61st Anniversary of Brown v. Board of education of Brown v. Board of education” “Today, LDF continues its decades- long commitment for all children. This includes
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