BROWN V. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
AN ESSAY ABOUT A SUPREME COURT CASE THAT CHANGED OUR SEGREGATION LAWS IN THE US IN 1944. IT INCLUDES AN OUTLINE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY.
BROWN V. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF TOPEKA KANSAS
B. African American View Of The Courts
C. Past Cases Involving African Americans
II. About Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
A.Why It Was Brought Up
III. How The Trial Changed The Nation/ Conclusion
A.It Changed The African American's View Of The Courts
B.It Changed The African American's Rights
Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas a Supreme Court case that has changed history. The case was about the segregation of public schools. Up until 1944, the school system was divided. There were "white" schools, and there were "colored" schools. These schools were in no way treated equally. The white schools got more funds for supplies, they got the best teachers, while the colored schools got few supplies and inexperienced teachers, not only were the schools unequal, but the black people were treated unfairly in all aspects of life.
They were not allowed to sit in the front of busses, they were not allowed to use the same bathrooms as the white people, they were not allowed to eat at the same restaurants as the white people, there were infinite restrictions on the rights of black individuals (Removing a Badge of Slavery: The Record of Brown v. Board of Education pp.2). This was reality, however, some white people saw things differently, they thought that the back people were favored by the court system. Even a justice in this case knew that this was not at all true. This man's name was Justice John Marshall Harlan. In an emotional plea to the...