court case that has to do with "seperate but equal"
Plessy v Ferguson
Students wore black wristbands to protest discrimination
Sweatt V Painter
was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.
Thurgood Marshall
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
Jim Crow Laws
federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity
Title lX
aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex
Equal Pay Act
ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin
Civil Rights Act
Laws that prohibit discrimination in the work place
Equal Employment
Student could not get into UT because he was Black
Brown v Board
admission policies that provide equal access to education for those groups that have been historically excluded
Affirmative Action
prohibits any poll tax in elections for federal officials.
24th Amendment
case against abortion
Roe v Wade
challenged segregation in Orange County, California
Mendez v Westminister
made the segregation of children of Mexican descent in Texas illegal
Delgado v Bastrop
the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court during the post-World War II period
Hernandez v Texas
Court ruled that members of both houses of a state legislature must be chosen from districts approximately equal in population.
White v Regester
concerning public school finances
Edgewood v Kirby