Segregation on America

2830 WordsAug 23, 201012 Pages
America has been dealing with segregation from its birth. Many of us wonder today if America should be resegregated. “To segregate is to: to require often with force, the separation of (a specific racial, religious, or other group) from the general body of society.” (Dictionary.com). In order to understand our selves, we must first understand Segregation in America. The constantly changing fashionable take on Segregation in America demonstrates the depth of the subject. In this research paper I am going to take a look at the past, present, future of segregation, and its effects on society today. By looking at America’s past life of segregation, we may open wounds for many that have been covered with salt and that also may bring out…show more content…
When it came to education, blacks were given hand me downs, and poor equipment for other things if they received any at all. Blacks were not allowed to go to the same schools as whites. Everything was separate. The education that the average black student received from a southern school was minuet compared to the education that the white children received. The social activities that were available for black were also limited, sports has been one of the most loved pass time activities for Americans. A lot of college students who participate in sports were found by college scouts in high school because of their sports records that they hold. Back in the past this was not available to black because they did not do college scouting at (negro) schools, they looked passed their talent. The schools for blacks were even substantially smaller than the white’s. Looking at the view from the white’s aspect they were the students that had the newest and best material that was available. Comparing the education between the white’s and blacks I would say that the white’s received better educational opportunities the blacks. Majority of the teachers for the most part, went to college and had proof of being able to teach the required material. Having the lacking end of the educational system many of the blacks wished that they had the same opportunity as the whites did. They way that this was accomplished was
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