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The New Segregation

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Equality, Finance, Justice System, Politics, Racism, Social Reform, WTH with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 25, 2012 by Revolverlution

Brown v. Board of Education, Rubie BridgesIn 1954, the U.S. supreme Court overturned the 1896 Plessy v. Fergusson decision in the Brown v. Board of Education which paved the way of the desegregation of public schools. Black children were escorted to school under armed guard in the southern states as violence and threats from outraged white citizens swept through states such as Mississippi to North Carolina. Today black children and white children walk to school side by side, eat lunch, learn and socialize in our schools.
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