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Overturning "Separate but equal"
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) brought the case Brown vs. Board of Education to the attention of the Supreme Court. Racial segregation in public schools was against the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. Finally, on May 17, 1954 the Supreme Court passed a law on the district of Topeka, Kansas that public schools would now be non-segregated. This decision was made unanimously.
The Brown vs. Board of Education case
Harry Truman was the 33rd president. During WWI he served as an artillery officer.
Ultrasounds, microwave ovens, colored TVs, credit cards, and The Barbie Doll.
Some of the popular foods were:
meatloaf, deviled eggs, baked Alaska, tuna noodle casserole and a new invention called frozen dinners.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president. During WWII he served as Supreme Commander of the allied forces in Europe.
The case of Brown vs. Board of Education was to fight for all students, of any race, to have the same rights and education as others. The case Brown vs. Board of Education was to overturn the Plessy v. Ferguson case, "separate but equal", yet everyone followed the separate but they did not support the equal.
The people involved in the cases were the NAACP, Earl Warren (Chief Judge), African-American students, Thurgood Marshall (NAACP attorney and future Supreme Court Justice), Plaintiff's attorneys, Oliver Hill, and the school board.
The Supreme Court's decision that segregation in schools was unconstitutional helped start the American Civil Rights Movement. Many schools in the South were starting to integrate. An example of this is in Little Rock, Arkansas, in Little Rock Central High School nine African-American students were granted the opportunity to learn there. The white community was not very happy with this, they were so unhappy President Eisenhower had to call in the National Guard.
Today, the United States is still experiencing the result the case Brown vs. Board of Education. The case Brown vs. Board of Education was the first major event of the Civil Rights Movement. This successful event led on to courageous fights for desegregation in the South.
These are our ordinary classrooms today.
Schools after integration at the time,
White classrooms and African-Americans classroom during segregation.
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