* Humanities Essay
* Zinnia Crouch
* Mrs. Robertson
* Assess the idea that the schools and youth were an invaluable asset to the Civil Rights Protest in the 1950’s and 1960’s
* Emmett Till
* Brown vs. Board of Education
* Little Rock Nine
The idea that the youth and schools were valuable to ending the Civil Rights Protest in the 1950’s and 60’s is the most important and the youth helped stopped the Civil Rights Protest. The involvement of the youth in the Civil Rights Protests with the Brown vs. Board of Education case, the Emmett Till case, and the Little Rock Nine were the most important involvements of the protest for multiple reasons. The Brown vs. Board of Education was in 1954. Nineteen fifty-five was the murder of Emmett Till. And in 1957, the Little Rock Nine went to school. These events were the most important in the Civil Rights Protest because in all of these, the youth were the main focus and helped with integrating schools and stopping lynchings.
The Brown vs. Board of Education was involved in the Civil Rights Protest because it helped with the non-segregation of schools. This was a case where a young school girl, Linda Brown, walked a dangerous path to a black school daily even though there was a white school nearby. With her very strong points, she won her case and helped the segregation in some of the schools to end. One of her points were ‘ I don’t have equal protection.’ Which is violating the constitution of the USA ‘ All Americans should have equal protection.’ (14th amendment) Another one of her points was, the white schools had a higher reputation than the black schools. This is also due to ‘ separate but equal’ where for blacks it is the absolute minimum, as for whites because they were ‘ superior’, they got over and above what they needed. Because they were superior, Linda made her third point as the blacks thought the whites were not only superior during the school hours,...