- Words: 565
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Black Studies
- Paper #: 38738534
Johnson (Edwards, Wallenberg, & Lineberry, 2008; Friedman, 2005). Likewise, American public schools had been officially desegregated by the 1957 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Ed. (EEOC, 2008), but progress implementing the requirements of that decision was painfully slow in many areas (Edwards, Wallenberg, & Lineberry, 2008).
The Civil Rights movement suffered two tremendous setbacks in 1968 when both Martin Luther King and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated.