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List two examples of the segregation blacks faced in the South?
Separated on buses and in schools
How was segregation in the South enforced?
Laws and customs
Why did many African Americans hesitate to speak out against segregation?
They didn't want to be killed; didn't want to loose their jobs
List two ways segregated schools were separate but unequal
Buildings were rundown and crowded; Whites had desks blacks didn't
Why was the Brown v. Board of Education so important? When was it decided?
Ended segregation in 1953
Who was Thurgood Marshall?
The first African-American Supreme Court Justice
Who was Rosa Parks?
An African American who sparked the bus boycott
What was the bus boycott? How long was it? What was the result?
It explained that whites sit up front and blacks sit in back. It lasted for 381 days. It trigg
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