Segregation And Inequality In The United States

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During 1954, segregation and inequality started to change America into different direction, it was visible everywhere in the country. Schools were segregated, housing sectors were segregated even buses where segregated. Black people were not allowed to sit on white persons’ seat. This divided the nation drastically. Even though constitution had given voting rights to all black man but still due to many rules plotted by Kul Klux Klan in some states which made it difficult for black voters to vote. One of the main issue was schooling system where black people were not allowed to go to white peoples’ public schools. This became a main issue because of the limited resources black people had in their schools they were not able to provide same level of quality education as white schools were able to provide to their children. NAACP was a civil right organization; they were working on all of these issues to end segregation from country. Chief justice Earl Warren ruled on May 1954 that separate…show more content…
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