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By Tim McNeese

At the present time, integration is as a lot part of America's public institution procedure as Friday evening soccer and the senior promenade. however the usa has no longer regularly opened the doorways of its colleges to all races. university integration happened throughout the tireless efforts of numerous women and men who took their beliefs and desires approximately the United States and what it represents and labored to cause them to not just the legislations of the land, yet applicable to the majority of voters. Brown v. Board of schooling: Integrating America's colleges is the tale of 1 of an important superb courtroom judgements of the twentieth century. This publication is an in-depth chronicle of the relentless criminal crusade introduced by way of the NAACP and a continual black attorney named Thurgood Marshall, and the way it replaced historical past endlessly.

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Ironically, the court had somehow ignored the fact that Augusta had two white high schools, one for boys and one for girls, but no high school for black students. With such a lack of secondary schools available to black students, many of those who wanted to continue their education past Separate, but Equal 33 the primary grades were forced to attend a black college or university that might offer a high-school certificate. Such programs were not rare, since black colleges and universities recognized the lack of available high schools across the South.

In his brief to the court, Marshall had argued that laws that required segregation in schools in a given state did harm to blacks. He requested that the concept of “separate but equal” be struck down as an equalizer before the law. With the future of the Plessy v. Ferguson precedent possibly on the line, the courtroom was packed that day: Hundreds of people stood in line for hours outside the Supreme Court hoping to get a seat to hear the case argued in April 1950. Those who were lucky enough to get in saw Marshall make an emotional argument, asserting that Sweatt had a right to attend the state law school without regard to how white segregationists might feel or objec- Marshall Takes the Reins 61 tions from blacks.

Board of Education Through the 1930s, Houston helped oversee cases sponsored by the NAACP that resulted in singular successes, especially in helping establish equal pay for black teachers. He won a similar case in Virginia, one cited as Alston v. School Board of City of Norfolk (1940). Next, Houston decided to target segregation in universities and colleges, particularly in graduate and professional schools. He knew that segregation in these more advanced academic institutions was as commonplace as it was in elementary and secondary schools.

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