Beyond Brown

Beyond Brown

Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise 2004 marks the “golden anniversary” for public school desegregation. In May of this year, Public Broadcasting Company

Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise 2004 marks the “golden anniversary” for public school desegregation. In May of this year, Public Broadcasting Company (PBS) had a one hour show entitled beyond Brown: pursuing the promise
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on the Long Road to Brown.

  1. Who was Brown?
  2. Why did Brown challenge the system?
  3. Who represented Brown?
  4. What was meant by “separate but equal”?
  5. Who were the Moton students? Why did they have enough?
  6. What legal strategies were taken in the case?
  7. What role did Thurgood Marshall play in the case?
  8. How did the other side argue for maintaining the status-quo?
  9. How did the community come to the rescue?
  10. Why was the question on how black students would be
    admitted to schools important?
  11. How did the Supreme Court rule?
  12. What was the promise of the Brown case? Has that promise
    been fulfilled?

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