Black Racism In The 1950's

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Black Racism In the US in the 1950´s
In the 1950´s the US was full of racism. This era was after the Civil War, which eradicated slavery, but especially in the Southern United States there was still a lot of racism. Many events and lawsuits started advocating for the black rights and black movement rights started to protest for better conditions in the US. People such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. started to fight against black racism. This led to less segregation in places such as buses, restaurants and schools. Although many of these things happened the attitudes of the whites still did not change. African Americans or black people tried every time even harder to prosper and to show the whites that they were also worthy.
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If a white person came they could claim the seat and the black person would have to go to the back of the bus. This event led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott where African American would no longer ride the bus. This boycott lasted for 13 months. In 1956 the Supreme Court made it unconstitutional for segregation in buses supporting the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Although these events happened segregation still continued. In 1957 nine African American children were enrolled to Central High School but the white people tried to not let them in. The Governor of Arkansas was also involved in not letting these kids into the school. This event led to President Dwight Eisenhower to send in troops to make sure that the nine students stayed there for the rest of the school year. In the year 1950 the census were for the first time blacks/ Negros were counted into the census. These events I believe caused African Americans to fight harder for desegregation in the
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