Essay On Civil Rights Cause Mischiefs

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Civil Rights Cause Mischief in the U. S.

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "we may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now." Mr. King was trying to get a large and important point across but it was misinterpreted. Many people feel that he was saying when someone comes to America, immediately everyone was treated equal; or so they thought. After a long time many people were harassed for their color as well as their ethnicity. During the Civil Rights Movement, court cases made people realized that they should be equal and have the say rights regardless of their race or social class: Loving v. Virginia, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education and Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. In addition to being mistreated, laws were created to prohibit interracial marriage. In 1967 people believed that it was "preserving 'racial integrity '" (Loving v. Virginia). Many people were called ignorant for thinking about the situation differently. The Equal Protection Law was violated because
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In the case Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education the Supreme Court wanted to determine if the desegregation plan was into effect. The Supreme Court felt the need to desegregate the schools in the district to make them more appropriate and useful. "During the 1968-1969 school year the system served more than 84,000 pupils, approximately 71% of the pupils were white and 29% of the pupils were Negro" (Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education the Supreme Court). The desegregation of schools would affect the whole community and possibly inspire the entire country to be united as one. The court held that the first action to happen was to allow kids of all and any color to ride schools buses, participate in extracurricular activities and even have the same class room asking it a great experience for everyone. In conclusion of this issue, the court made a violent, separated community an enjoyable and safe place for the

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