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There were quite a few US Supreme Court cases outlawing segregation. The two people are most familiar with are Brown v. Board of Education, (1954), which declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional, and Browder v. Gayle,(1956), which declared segregation on buses unconstitutional, and ended the year-long Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Unfortunately, African-Americans did not gain civil rights protection as the result of a single case, but through a long, continuing battle in the courts and legislature.

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What important 1954 supreme court ruling banned racial segragation in public schools?

The important 1954 Supreme Court ruling that banned racial segregation in public schools was Brown v. Board of Education. The Court unanimously held that racial segregation of children in public schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. This landmark decision challenged the "separate but equal" doctrine established in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).

What two things did the Supreme court remove from public schools?

The Supreme court ruled out the teaching of religion in public schools and segregation.

When did the federal Interstate Commerce ban segregation on interstate trains and buses?

The May 17,1954 Supreme Court decision banning segregation in schools effectively banned segregation in other public facilities although it took some time before integration in other areas was accomplished. On November 13, 1956 segregation on buses was ruled unconstitutional.

What did congress pass that banned segregation in all public places?

The 23 rd admendment

How did America overcome segregation?

The solution to segregation was to pass laws that made de-segregation mandatory. The laws banned any separations on the ground of race in public facilities.

What amendment did congress pass that banned segregation in all public places?

The 23 rd admendment

What was the important decision made by the Supreme Court in the case Brown v Board of Education?

segregation in public schools was against the constitution

What was the Supreme court case Brown vs Board of Education about?

The Supreme Court case Brown vs. Board of Education was about racial segregation in public schools. The court cased declared this segregation unconstitutional.

Racial segregation during the post-Civil War period was ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court in .?

The 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation in public accommodations under the "separate-but-equal" doctrine. The Supreme Court voted 7-1 (with one abstention). Justice John M. Harlan cast the dissenting vote.The doctrine was overturned 58 years later by the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education.

What provided constitutional justification for segregation for almost sixty years?

The Supreme Court ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson is what provided constitutional justification for segregation. Segregation in public schools was outlawed in another Supreme Court ruling in 1954.

Which amendment bans segregation in public places?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned segregation in public places. It gave the Attorney General the authority to bring lawsuits to protect the Constitutionally guaranteed rights of citizens to equal access to public institutions and public education.

Explain how racial discrimination and segregation were common and, in many places, legal during the Great Depression?

The act outlawed segregation in businesses such as theaters, restaurants, and hotels. It banned discriminatory practices in employment and ended segregation in public places such as swimming pools, libraries, and public schools