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Thread: Happy Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Day!!!

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    Lightbulb Happy Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Day!!!

    Happy Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Day!!!
    Today is the anniversary of a very important legal decision in our country. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_...d_of_Education The Brown v. Board of Education case reversed Plessy v. Ferguson which held that "separate but equal" was legal. Handed down on May 17, 1954, the Warren Court's unanimous (90) decision stated that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." As a result, de jure racial segregation was ruled a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. This ruling paved the way for integration and was a major victory of the Civil Rights Movement,[2] and a model for many future impact litigation cases.[3] However, the decision's fourteen pages did not spell out any sort of method for ending racial segregation in schools, and the Court's second decision in Brown II (349 U.S. 294 (1955)) only ordered states to desegregate "with all deliberate speed".

    I don't think one can overstate the importance of the Brown decision regarding the civil rights movement. Not everyone accepted the Brown v. Board of Education decision. In Virginia, Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. organized the Massive Resistance movement that included the closing of schools rather than desegregating them.[44] See, for example, The Southern Manifesto. For more implications of the Brown decision, see School integration in the United States.

    Read the decision itself: https://supreme.justia.com/cases/fed.../483/case.html

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    There are still plenty of white folks pissing and moaning about it here too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    There are still plenty of white folks pissing and moaning about it here too.
    I haven't seen anybody on here complain about the abolition of separate but equal, have you? Link please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    I haven't seen anybody on here complain about the abolition of separate but equal, have you? Link please.
    By here I mean Kansas. Come to a local school board meeting and say "bussing".

    Then duck.
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    One of the most important SCOTUS rulings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    There are still plenty of white folks pissing and moaning about it here too.
    Bull$#@!. It's all you ever have.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    By here I mean Kansas. Come to a local school board meeting and say "bussing".

    Then duck.
    Integration and no segregation are not the same thing. The Court ruled against segregation not for integration.

    Deflection.
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    Wasn't Brown the one where that ridiculous doll test was introduced?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Wasn't Brown the one where that ridiculous doll test was introduced?
    It may had been used before, but it was used in Brown.
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