Racism And Segregation In School



Nine young men dragged through four years of trials. Ranging from
twelve to twenty-one, these young men lost what some would call the golden
years. All on the whim of two young women, despite the fact that they
recanted. Racism is a strong subject to some, to others it is unrecognized.
For these people that can't perceive, I recommend that you read this paper.
Even if you can perceive, I still recommend to you that you read this
paper. Racism is a large part of our lives, but some people don't
acknowledge it.
The Scottsboro boys are a perfect example of how racism is very
strong. The Scottsboro boys were charged with the rape of two known
prostitutes. The prostitutes said that ...

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to a white person. She
was in jail, but a year later a judge ruled against segregation.
One other proof of racism is segregation in school. Almost every
white school had new books and lots of luxuries the black students could
only dream of. It wasn't until 1954 that segregation of schools was
illegal, meaning that for all those years there was a segregation. That
means they went to different schools and had different curriculum and
learned from out of different books. The African-Americans from older
books and the whites from newer ones and that is how it was.
In conclusion I have to state that this is all true, but it is all
seemingly out dated. In reality, the events listed above probably wouldn't
happen, but only because the American society has started to accept the
other cultures and colors. We still have a long way to go before we are
ready to say that there isn't racism. What happened to the Scottsboro boys
was terrible and it should have never happened but because it ...

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Added: 9/4/2007 10:21:33 PM
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