schools and their parents had to travel long ways just to take them to school. But that all changed after Brown vs. Board of Education in 1954. Which was a remarkable decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in which the court ruled that state laws establishing racial segregation in all public schools were unconstitutional. It took tremendous courage for Rev. Brown to go against the state of Kansas by insisting that his daughter should be able to attend the nearby school instead of taking a different route daily to attend the colored school that was across town. (Robinson, 2004). Rev. Brown’s courage paved the way of government-sanctioned segregation and discrimination in many other areas, which helped bring awareness and gave so many people hope.
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