Unformatted text preview: The whole issue of separate but equal came up when they offered to sit Mr. Kelly in a separate room to view the show is exactly how schools and public facilities were separated. To make Roger sit in that isolated room with the TV set is just like making blacks sit on the back of buses, blacks not getting the same protection under the law, and blacks having to be treated with no respect. This is called discrimination. It is obvious that there was not “equal protection” because Davis and Kelly both had the same intentions, to watch the show peacefully and recognize the views of its producers, but Roger Kelly was not allowed to simply because he was white....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Gerghaty during the Spring '08 term at Longwood.
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