Racism And Racial Segregation In Schools

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Racism and racial segregation was, and is, a highly debated topic among people. In the 1950’s, people felt that Blacks and Whites needed to remain separate in educational environments. The Black community felt that they deserved the same right to education as the Whites, being that slavery was abolished nearly a century before, and Blacks were able to be “almost” complete citizens. With the rise of several movements, the Blacks fought for their right for desegregation and the right to be in the same educational institutes as Whites.
With the way people were raised, especially in the South, people believed that Blacks were inferior to Whites. These people did not believe that Blacks had any place in White schools and if the school chose to include
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We can see a second round of the desegregation acts coming forward with the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as other. In schools, we see that there is a direct segregation because with looking at were Blacks and Whites typically attend, there is a larger number in a specific school, that is usually designed for low-income areas. Although this is not always the case, we can see in Rock Hill, South Carolina, there may be a separation that goes unnoticed by many. At York Technical College, the percentage of White students is roughly at sixty-six percent of the school. The percentage of Black students is eighteen percent (York Technical College, 2016). This is going off 2014 statistics. I would have used York Technical College’s website to find the diversity statistics but it says theirs is from 2008, and up until 2011, and I needed more of a recent document. ““Six decades after Brown v. Board, we have failed to close opportunity and achievement gaps for our African-American and Latino students at every level of education. And in far too many schools, we continue to offer them less — less access to the best teachers and the most challenging courses; less access to the services and supports that affluent students often take for granted, and less access to what it takes to succeed academically” (Tappo, …show more content…
Blacks still face discrimination and separation from Whites. People today still have somewhat the same attitudes towards Blacks being in the same school as their White children. This isn’t always the case, but when looking at statistics, we can see that there is still an issue of racial segregation in education. It feels that Blacks remain separate and unequal, opposed to the popular ideal of being “separate but equal” that was brought up in a doctrine in 1896 that was to make sure that Black students were to receive equal opportunity but in segregated schools. Today, although Black students are integrated into the majority of schools, they still seem to remain