Brown V. Board of Education

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“For every 150.00 dollars spent on white children only 50.00 dollars were spent on the African American children.” (Brown v. Board of Education) Do you think that the way colored children were treated is an issue that should be solved? Well fourteen families thought that it should be solved. In the Brown v. Board of Education case that was the problem at hand, the parents of colored children needed to figure out a way to get their children to attend school with better education. So they thought that this case would change all of that. In the Brown V. Board of Education case segregated schools were not equal at all, this case shinned light on the subject of who was more powerful, who had more rights, which race was better, and was segregated schools equal in reality or just in a white man’s eye. First, this case started because African Americans were tired of white children getting better treatment when their kids deserve better treatment to, so they decided it was time to address the issue. The Brown in Brown v. the board is Linda Brown and her family. Linda’s Father, Oliver brown, along with thirteen other families went to enroll their student in to a white school that was closer to their home; they lived in a segregated community. The children were not allowed to enroll because of the color of their skin which was black. The parents outraged with the situation, thought they needed to do something about it. Not only then, Oliver Brown came with the idea of talking to the (NAACP) asking for their input on the situation. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) input on the situation was protest, when all that failed; taking this situation to the court was the last source they thought about. Since s... ... middle of paper ... ...te children was getting so they can grow up to be something in life. In the Brown V. Board of Education case segregated schools were not equal at all, this case shinned light on the subject of who was more powerful, who had more rights, which race was better, and was segregated schools equal in reality or just in a white man’s eye. If this happened to you if this happened to you would you do the same thing? As a colored family would you try your hardest to get your son or daughter to attend the best school even it was with white children? Work Cited “Brown V. BOARD OF EDUCATION” (1954). 21 Apr. 2014. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_brown.html “Brown v. Board of Education” 21 Apr. 2014. http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/early-civilrights/brown.html “Brown V. Board of Education” 24 Apr. 2014. http://socialstudyproject.weebly.com/case.html

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