Brown vs. Board of Education A Legacy event that changed everything.

Individuals had been wanting to integrate African American children into the public school system; but there was massive lash back across the nation leading to a supreme court hearing of Brown vs the Board of Education with the school involved in Topeka Kansas.

All White Charter School Pictured.

Taking place on May 17th, 1954 Topeka Kansas, when the first appeals case was presented to the local court, then straight to the supreme court where the issue was affirmed to be a national issue. Justice Earl Warren was an advocate for abolishing segregation during the said hearings. Became a widespread national issue.

Chief Justice Earl Warren.

Brown and the families affected were aiming to implement co existing classmates for their children so that the community would not be separated and all of their children would be treated with the most dignified manner even in a culturally white school setting.

Labor Union at March

Soon to become national issue, Brown vs. Board of Education came to be an overall culture shift enabling the Supreme Court encounter to make public discrimination a ruling of truly being "Separate but not equal" calling for the abolishment of separate accommodations and leading to an equal workplace and education system.

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall was another important figure in this ruling who took action against the society segregation of the south and they advanced the movement forward by engaging the supreme court in this issue and allowing African American children to go to white school by law. Not allowing states to use state powers to segregate the schools system or any public facility.

The process taken to integrate equal settings.

There were many obstacles needed to be overcome through social integration in schools, the workforce etc. The people overcame those obstacles by taking to the streets and inducing change through numbers over time. Events such as the march on Washington caused national realization of the cultural change that needed to take place.

A modern day equivalent to equal integration of schooling in the 60s is the gender wage gap. Modern day gender wage gaps where people who work in the same position are not given the same wage due to their gender. This connects to Brown vs. Board of Education because because some groups of people are not treated the same for rightful things they work for and could be considered cultural norms.

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