Discrimination : Women And Color Discrimination

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Discrimination: Cassie Goodwin
Race and color discrimination has dated back to biblical times. It has continued throughout history. Racism in schools have been the most current and frequently talked about discrimination in the last 100 years. In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Oliver Brown. Brown v. Board of education was a landmark court case that changed discrimination in the education world. It stated, "No state shall make or enforce any law which shall ... deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." (PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2016). The first case was filed against Topeka, Kansas school for white children by Oliver, Brown. Oliver was a parent of a student who got denied access into the school because of racial exclusion. Oliver protested ?Topeka 's racial segregation violated the Constitution 's Equal Protection Clause because the city 's black and white schools were not equal in resources or quality.? The court case had an everlasting outcome on the rest of the world beyond the scope of education. Thurgood Marshall was not only the first black justice of the court but, also the chief counsel for the plaintiffs. In the mid-twentieth century several civil rights groups had set up legal challenges to racial segregation when the Court ruled that states were constitutionally required to imply the Supreme Court 's integration orders. ?Widespread racial integration of the South was achieved by the late 1960s and 1970s.?…
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