Desegregation In Schools Research Paper

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In the following paragraphs you will soon come to find out my opinion on desegregation, and how it would be if someone had to go to a desegregate school back in the racist era. “The term 'desegregate' means open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups” The word “Desegregate” basically means to be in a multi race environment. In this day in time that’s what we as people live in, and function in, in everyday life. Back in the “Racist Era” there were a lot of things said about desegregates schools, work places, stores etc. Rather these faulty opinions, bias statements and ignorant acts of hate are justifiable or not here’s my opinion. IN MANY WAYS, the drive to end segregated education and to put African American and white children in the same classrooms was the most…show more content…
In Green v. County School Board, 391 U.S. 430, 88 S. Ct. 1689, 20 L. Ed. 2d 716 (1968), and SWANN V. CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG BOARD OF EDUCATION, 402 U.S. 1, 91 S. Ct. 1267, 28 L. Ed. 2d 554 (1971), the Supreme Court established that federal courts could require school districts to implement busing programs as a means of achieving racial INTEGRATION of public schools.” Advocates of desegregation through busing assert that these existing inequalities must not become greater and that desegregation in education will go a long way toward ending them and creating a more just society. They also point out that U.S. education has historically worked to ensure a society in which class hierarchy is minimized and social mobility—both upward and downward—is maximized. Busing, they argue, will therefore help avoid the creation of a permanent underclass in the United
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