Negative Effects Of Segregation

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The Evils of Segregation Did you ever sit on the bus and look beside you. Maybe, you sat on the bus many times. Almost every time you sit on the bus you probably look beside you, you also most likely saw someone of a different ethnicity than you looking back at you. Although, it could not always be that way in The United States. I believe that the act and practice of segregation is unconstitutional and also I believe that segregation takes a huge toll on your morals.Segregation was a practice in america several years after the civil war, even though thousands of white and black citizens disagreed with the practice it still continued with all of its horror. It got so bad people had to stand up for themselves. Teenagers, students, woman, men …show more content…

The driver demanded. Rosa Parks looked straight at him and said, “No.” Flustered and not quite sure what to do, Blake retorted “Well I’m going to have to get you arrested.” And Parks, still sitting next to the window, replied softly,”You may go right ahead”(Rosa Parks, Source A). This shows how rude and humiliating segregation can be, also how cruel and unusual it is to be denied the right to enter certain places or do certain things just because of the colour of their skin. This also exemplifies how the white man as so flustered because no one had ever shown that kind of “disrespect” to a white man, remember she did this by just saying one word… No. You can also see an example of bias in the education system towards white people. “Arkansas governor Orval Faubus mobilized the national guard to prevent the Little Rock Nine from entering the school”(Little Rock, Source B). This shows The government and school systems refused to promote a peaceful accepting environment they purposely threw wood to the fire. This also shows that black students tried, but they were definitely not strong enough to make it past the national guards, they were being punished and humiliated for just being brown. Thus, segregation was, is and will continue to be wrong, no matter your colour you can do anything anybody else can

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