Seperate but Equal

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Can the idea “separate but equal” ever be fair? I think it will never be fair. It was once not fair and always be not fair. Ruby Bridges life was all in torture. Protesters were violent to Ruby. Ruby went to an all white’s school according to the article “through my eyes.” In the text of “Goin’ Someplace Special” the main character Tricia Ann thinks segregation is not fair. In the passage it says that “It is not fair glaring at the empty seats in the front.” Some black students didn’t even have books. There were some black students that were lucky enough to have books. I think “separate but equal will never be fair.” “Separate but equal” will never be fair. If it still existed resources would be given to one group over another. Whites had more fancier and elegant things than blacks. Many blacks had worn down books. “Separate but equal” wastes money. When Tricia Ann was twirling and got dizzy from the story “Goin Someplace Special.” Tricia Ann by accident sat at a white’s only bench. Instantly she leaped to her feet. There were no benches for “blacks.” This wastes money. Also, Ruby Bridges went to a white’s school. The Supreme Court let Ruby to go to the white’s school. Many days she was the only student in her class. In the article it says that Ruby’s school was huge. If “separate but equal” still existed it would create violence. U.S. Marshalls were guarding her Ruby Bridges in school, going to school and coming back from school. When Tricia Ann when to a hotel, the hotel manager shooed her away with his hands saying “What makes you think you can come inside? No colored people are allowed!” I believe “separate but equal” will never be fair. It was once no fair and always be not fair. If it still existed it would create violence. What comes around always comes back around. “Separate but equal” will never be
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