The Brown Vs. Board Of Education Case

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Brown verses board of education started on December ninth 1952. The case was concluded on May seventeenth 1954. Brown verses board of education is a very important, historical case. It is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared that all state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Before the Brown verses board of education case was concluded, black, and white children had to be taught in separate schools. Supposedly, it was not moral for white, and black kids to be near each other. Even outside of school there were separate water fountains, there were separate bathrooms, there were separate restaurants, and many other parts of daily life where black people, and white people were not allowed to go to the same places. Both of these races were supposed to have separate, but equal treatment. However, the white run places had much more funding, and much nicer amenities than the places where black people were allowed to go. This was deeply immoral. The first of the groups to be positively effected by Mamie Phillips Clark, and Kenneth Bancroft Clark was the group of kids who were put through the coloring test. The coloring test was an experiment that was a big part of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. This experiment is less well known than the doll experiment, it still played a huge part in the outcome of the Brown verses board of education case. Mamie, and Kenneth did this

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