Discrimination: unfair treatment, particularly based on a race
Civil: having to do with citizens and their government
Integrate: to bring raves together
Boycott: to refuse to use
Civil disobedience: the refusal to obey laws that are considered unjust
In 1896 in Plessy v. Ferguson, the Court ruled that it was legal to have separate but equal facilities for African Americans. In reality, separate facilities were often not equal at all.
On May 17, 1954, the Court ruled 9-0 that separating schoolchildren by race went against the Constitution.