Racial Segregation

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Racial Segregation

  1. 1. Racial Segregation 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Racial segregation in the United States, included the racial segregation of facilities, services, and opportunities such as housing, medical care, education, employment, and transportation along Racial lines.
  2. 2. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Everything was segregated, schools, restaurants, and even water. “Separate but equal” was the phrase, however as you can see nothing was equal.
  3. 3. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro White men and black men couldn’t even eat together. Restaurants were segregated between a white and colored section.
  4. 4. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Black segregated schools were horribly under funded and the children paid for it. Most African-American schools received less public funding per student than nearby white schools.
  5. 5. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Even waiting rooms were segregated. African-Americans had to wait twice as long at bus lines, as white passengers did. Even then they had to sit at the back.
  6. 6. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro White passengers at bus stops got to seat first while black passengers were seated last and ha dto sit in the bakc
  7. 7. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Racial abolitionists were everywhere including Dr. King and many others who actively performed in marches for the abolishment of racial discrimination.
  8. 8. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro While some like Rosa Parks believed in free and equal rights some did not. American abolitionist were persecuted for what they believed in.
  9. 9. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro Soon everyone was demanding for change and the end of racial discrimination.
  10. 10. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro At last people were seeing straight and things were gradually being integrated.
  11. 11. 06/10/09 By Samuel Ragay Per. 3 Mrs. Nicastro
  12. 12. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;A Century of Racial Segregation - &quot;With an Even Hand&quot;: Brown v. Board at Fifty (Library of Congress Exhibition).&quot; Library of Congress Home . 02 June 2009 <http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/brown/brown-segregation.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Early Civil Rights Struggles: Brown v. Board of Education.&quot; Www.watson.org . 02 June 2009 <http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/early-civilrights/brown.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jefferson - Enlightenment: Brown v. Board of Education - Racial Segregation in Public Schools.&quot; PBS . 02 June 2009 <http://www.pbs.org/jefferson/enlight/brown.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Photographs of Racial Segregation Signs.&quot; African-American History . 02 June 2009 <http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/jimcrowlaw1/ig/Racial-Segregation-Signs/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Racial segregation -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia.&quot; Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia . 02 June 2009 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/488135/racial-segregation>. </li></ul>

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