Brown v. Board of Education - Chapter 9: Resegregation? Summary & Analysis

James T. Patterson
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In the 1990s, blacks dealt with racial profiling – being stopped for just being black. Many racial controversies broke out in the early 90s including at a Selma school that had refused to renew the contract of their black principal when he wanted honors courses to be opened up to more blacks. The riot in Los Angeles in 1992 and the O. J. Simpson murder trial in 1995 are two more events that drew the nation’s attention.

Most black college students believed that racism would always be part of the American experience. Unemployment and poverty was always higher among blacks. Some were more optimistic observing that there were more positive interactions between whites and blacks. Some blacks wondered if Brown had been a good decision. Black leaders quickly shot that notion down. Blacks had become disillusioned when the fast track after Brown slowed to a...

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