The Importance Of Segregation In Schools

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In the modern day, segregation in schools occurs too often in schools across America. This division has created the claim that “segregation in schools makes sense”, although inaccurate, this statement was created by African Americans deteriorated morals from segregation, segregation of races in their residences, and the lack of integration in public schools. It is no coincidence that racist attitudes exist when segregation exists in today's schools, causing prejudice individuals to encourage this division, claiming it makes sense. W.E.B. Dubois, an advocate for African American integration in white public schools reported the detrimental affect segregation has on its students. This generation of inferiority propelled students to believe…show more content…
There is a huge separation between where African Americans live and whites live. Additionally, more whites and African Americans desert their homes to rally amongst their peers who share their race. This is increasingly concerning because these different races live in different worlds, not interacting with each other. In the article, White Flight Never Ended, Alana Semuels quotes Kerner, stating, “Equality cannot be achieved under conditions of nearly complete separation. The primary goal must be a single society, in which every citizen will be free to live and work according to his capabilities and desires, not his color.” In the United States, current state equality is unattainable. It is no wonder with this unattainable equality that members of society believe in segregated schools because the United States is currently a segregated…show more content…
This notion has been patented by African Americans deteriorated morals from segregation, segregation of races in their residences, and the lack of integration in public schools. With society accepting the segregation that occurs in the classroom it is no wonder individuals believe division in schools makes sense. With a country constantly making mistakes in regards to their educational system it is clear intervention should be implemented. The United States of America’s mantra is equality for all, however, African Americans do not have equality in their classrooms, surrounded by peers of the same race and neighborhood. Separate is not equal and it is the obligation of members of society to enforce this notion, allowing Brown vs Board of Education to serve its true purpose, which is African American and white students learning in the classroom as

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