Segregation From Brown V. Board Of Education

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Segregation Coming to an End: Brown v. Board of Education
For many years, segregation was a problem for African- Americans, but eventually, enough was enough. Linda Brown, daughter of Oliver Brown, realized she had dealt with unreasonable forbiddance and that she should be able to attend school with people of all color. Brown v. Board of Education made people come to a conclusion that nobody should be segregated. With Jim Crow laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, and many other things that separated blacks from whites, they were unable to do the same way as people of any other color; Linda Brown’s case was taken to court and the law was passed that segregation would no longer be lawful, but it took a long period of time before the law was acknowledged and abided in the South and ended things majorly.
Linda Brown, a little girl in Topeka, Kansas walked a long extent to go to an all-black school every day because she was not allowed to attend white schools. Because of the fourteenth amendment, “Linda had been denied admission to an all-white, neighborhood school just five blocks from her home” (PBS). She was unable to attend that school because of the color of her skin. During that time, it was okay to ban a certain race from going somewhere, in this case black children and attending schools. They saw blacks as different, lower than humans, and did not treat them like humans either. Mistreating them was not right, but whites still did it anyways. Segregation was made illegal by the…

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