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1946 Morgan vs Virginia
Supreme court ruled interstate buses should not be segregated
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1948 Shelley vs Kraemer
Shelley black family bought house in white area, Louis Kraemer tried to sue, Supreme court ruled against restrictions on blacks buying houses in white areas
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1950 Sweatt vs Painter
Heman Sweatt black, refused admission to the school of law + University of texas, Supreme Court ruled schools were seperate but NOT equal, forced the university to intergrate
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1956 Browder vs Gayle
Result of Montgomery Bus boycott ruled segregation on buses was unconstitutuional
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1958 Cooper vs Aaron
Result of Little rock, ruled brown decision had to be obeyed by all states, no state governer/goverment could ignore it
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1960 Boyntonton vs Virginia
Ruled interstate bus stations had to desegregate following Morgan decision, still ignored led to Freedom Rides 1961
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Shelley black family bought house in white area, Louis Kraemer tried to sue, Supreme court ruled against restrictions on blacks buying houses in white areas

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1948 Shelley vs Kraemer

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Heman Sweatt black, refused admission to the school of law + University of texas, Supreme Court ruled schools were seperate but NOT equal, forced the university to intergrate

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Result of Montgomery Bus boycott ruled segregation on buses was unconstitutuional

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Result of Little rock, ruled brown decision had to be obeyed by all states, no state governer/goverment could ignore it

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