Race Speaks : Awareness Project

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Race Speaks; Awareness Project The promise of education ensures students for a more stable and healthier lives. As a democratic society, it gives the ability to strive for a successful future and provides the institutional foundations for economic, social, cultural, and political aspects of it. Though this can certainly provoke positive and negative outcomes. Education can either be a motivation for equality among races, or it can teach people to hate one another, leading them to compete with one another. It all began in the 1900’s with the idea of industrial versus equal education for all. Before the reconstruction era and civil rights movement, African Americans were being denied and limited to education. The social structure of education primarily focused on whiteness which led black students to advocate and protest for their rights. Reformers like Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois enforced the Mendez v. Westminster School District, the Brown v. Board of Education, and the Milikin v. Bradley bills that brought major changes to African American students. Meanwhile whites kept fighting for a way to disadvantage black students by having black and white schools separated. Institutional racism is a form of racism expressed in the practice of social and political institutions. It has become the basis of today 's culture and unequal system of education. Segregation might not be active among schools and university campuses, but the
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