"Brown Vs. Board of Education": Past And Present
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This paper discusses the "Brown vs. Board of Education" case. The paper describes how on May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court with the ruling in the "Brown vs. Board of Education" using the 14th Amendment, changed life for all minorities at that present time and continues to affect minorities today. The paper highlights the ruling by the Supreme Court that showed that all children should have the right to receive an equal education and all people have the right to be treated equally.
From the Paper:""In 1951 in Topeka, Kansas, Linda Brown, a young black girl, tried to register at a grade school seven blocks from her home and was turned away because of her race" (Britt, 2008, p. 142). Imagine the feelings of this little girl and her family. She was denied the right to attend a school close to her home based on the fact that she was an African American. The father of this girl was upset that his daughter could not go to the closest school and that she would have to travel by bus to attend a "black" school. This father and many others decided that it was not constitutional for the girl to be denied attending the school that was..."
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