Why Is Segregation Wrong

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Segregation Picture blacks sitting in the back of the bus. Imagine Whites getting the best of everything. Experiencing the horror of lynching of opposite race groups is an everyday thing. Mixed children wouldn’t exist because interracial couples are unacceptable. This is how the world would operate if it was segregated. Segregation represents the separation of all races. If the United States were segregated people could no longer clam to be in the “land of the free”. Segregation is a form of racism which is “the belief that characteristics and abilities can be attributed to people simply on the basis of their race and that some racial groups are superior to others” (Shah). Most people growing up in the 21st century don’t know much about segregation other than what they’ve heard or read. Most people have never experienced segregation in person. Being segregated would take back all the hard work people have put in for equal opportunity and the right to be integrated. Segregation is wrong for multiple reasons. The first and most obvious reason is that it takes away equal opportunity whether society admits it or not. Certain race groups would discriminate against another race and…show more content…
All the work of leaders and civil rights movement activist would be vain. Martin Luther king jr and Malcolm X’s deaths would have also been vain. People worked hard to insure integration and equality and it would be terrible if none of their teachings and efforts would have been applied. Instead of having the same rights and uses of materials in schools like Thurgood Marshall helped fight for, society would have to deal with one race being superior there for receiving better school material. When segregation was legal blacks received the worst material to study and get their education therefore they had an inferior education. Life would be harder than what is it
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