Racial Inequadice In Remember The Titans

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Intro: The United States of America, despite her citizens heralding her as a country of freedom and equality, contains a history antithesis to their claims. Since settlers from Europe first discovered the "New World," racial inequality presided in her borders and refused to relinquish control despite America 's foundation of justice, liberty, and equality. Despite efforts from numerous groups throughout American history to liberate the country from the inequalities plaguing it, progress seemed gradual at best and stagnant at worst. However, in 1954 the movement finally appeared to escalate with the Supreme Court ruling in the Brown vs. The Board of Education case, which deemed the segregation of public schools immoral and unconstitutional. Though a massive leap for civil rights, the decision received substantial backlash from White Americans unwilling to relinquish their White privilege in favor of the principals of America. Racial tensions flared- bigoted White citizens took to the streets violently protesting integration, attacking Black Americans for the crime of their skin. Remember the Titans depicts the tense relationship between Black and White citizens during this time of intense racial prejudice and change, presenting how shattering preconceptions based on race leads to the betterment of all. Directed by Boaz Yakin and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman, Remember the Titans premiered on September 23rd, 2000. Based on a true story, the story follows the T.C
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