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Tristen Julian

Mr.Chiarieri

Language Arts

December 3, 2018

Brown Vs. The Board of Education

https://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/brown-v-board/timeline.html

The case occurred in 1954 in which Oliver Brown, Richard Lawton and Sadie Emmanuel were
involved. The outcome was the end of the Plessy Vs. Ferguson case in which they stated,
‘Separate but Equal’. In which got reversed to ‘Separate is Not Equal’.

Jim Crow Laws

https://www.nps.gov/malu/learn/education/jim_crow_laws.htm

The Jim Crow Laws were Laws that discriminated against colored people. Jim Crow Laws Are
Laws Such As;
Barbers
Georgia - No colored barber shall serve as a barber [to] white women or girls.,
Bathroom Facilities, Male
Alabama - Every employer of white or negro males shall provide for such white or negro
males reasonably accessible and separate toilet facilities, or
Burial
Georgia - The officer in charge shall not bury, or allow to be buried, any colored persons
upon ground set apart or used for the burial of white persons.
All Laws Are Found at Site:
https://www.nps.gov/malu/learn/education/jim_crow_laws.htm
The Laws first made their way into American lives in the 1880’s and ended in the 1960’s

Plessy Vs. Ferguson


https://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/todays-doc/index.html?dod-date=518
The case occurred in the year 1896 and it involved Homer Plessy and John Ferguson.
The outcome of the trial was ‘Separate but Equal’ which was later reversed into
‘Separate in not Equal’ during the Brown Vs. Board of Education case.

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church


In the basement of the Baptist Church on 16th Street in Birmingham, Alabama there was
a bombing in which killed 4 girls. The girls involved were Addie Mae Collins, Denise
McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, and Susan Collins. All the girls were killed
in the basement bombing except for Susan Collins who was permanently blinded in the
incident.

Freedom Riders
The Freedom Riders were courageous people who risked their lives trying to end black
segregation. They helped many people realize that racism and segregation was a bad
choice.