The right to equal education is a material every human beings deserve in this planet, regardless of race, income, or social status. However, in some countries like USA and Pakistan, this beneficial justice is unequally spread to citizens the national government considers wrong and unrighteous. By looking at the origin, current issues, and attempted contributions to educational justice, this right is yet to be one of the most difficult topic to ever resolve.
The educational system in the United States has demonstrated a history of inequality and segregation. This issue can be seen in a famous court case that was discussed in 1954. In the article “Civil Rights Act of 1964” by Everett Dirksen, a freedom fighter by …show more content…
This action can be seen in a developing country, where terrorist groups ban girls from equal education. In the database “Malala and Fellow Teenage Girls Struggle Not to Stall Out in School” by Ryan Brown, after a Taliban attempt to assassinate Yousafzai in a bus, “Malala stood before the United Nations Youth Assembly in New York to deliver her first public speech since the assassination attempt, calling on the global community to rally behind the cause of universal educational access [...]” (Brown). This event demonstrates how individuals like Malala contributed to equal justice in education. In a developing nation like Pakistan, the terrorist group Taliban completely banned females from education. Malala is trying her best to fight back the injustice that the Taliban has bestowed upon the girls and recreating the opportunity of free, equal education for all Pakistani kids. Not only did Malala struggle to restore equal Pakistani education, but so did a black woman named Sarah Jane Early, who, in the past, inspired black children’s strong desire to gain knowledge in schools. In the biography webpage “Black Women Pioneers: Sarah Jane Woodson Early Paves The Way For Black Educators” by Charlotte Young, Early has made students joyful and motivated, in which “[her] legacy is not a singular story of academic success; but an example to all black women with dreams of teaching. [...S]he always strove to educate others no matter where she lived” (Young). This true story shows how Sarah values the importance of free, equal education. Black kids in schools were heavily pressured by the whites and were discouraged from attending school. They desperately needed some inspiration in their cruel, segregated classrooms, and Sarah gave it all to them. She followed the concept of service before self, and empowered the children’s desire to learn and enjoy school. Important citizens in