The Segregation Of The Black School

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In today’s society, seeing multiple ethnicities together in one place is not uncommon, but for many years African Americans were segregated against by whites. Not only was segregation prevalent in the 1890’s, but racism and discrimination were other controversies that African Americans also faced. Segregation in the nineteenth century was seen in many places ranging anywhere from public facilities to public transportation. This type of segregation was referred to as The Jim Crow Laws. The Jim Crow Laws were a set of enforced rules that segregation Segregation also included what schools African American were and were not allowed to attend. Life before the Brown versus Board of Education for an African American student was difficult. It…show more content…
Two years later, in 1954, the Chief Justice ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional and would no longer be allowed (United States Courts, par. 11-15).
In 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, desegregation had to begin in public schools, because the African American children were not getting an equal education. Chief Justice Warren of the Supreme Court decided that the saying ‘separate but equal’ did not apply and was not acceptable for education (United States Courts, par. 11-15). In the primary source of Felix Frankfurter’s draft decree to enforce the Brown v. Board of Education decision it states that no student should be denied admission to any public school because of his race. After these decisions, integration then began, but did not take place in a single instance; however, the Supreme Court integrated a small amount of children into schools at a single time. This idea was also known as integrating with “all deliberate speed” (United States Courts, par. 11-15). They wanted to ensure that the transition was as smooth as possible for the students. Since not all black students could go to the white schools, because there was not adequate space for all the students the black schools were renovated to become equal to the white
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