Black History Month  

Academic Content Specific Vocabulary

slavery

Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine.

Jim Crow Laws

Integration

Brown vs. Board of Education (1954) outlaws segregation in schools

racism

prejudice

sexism

tolerance

Bullying

Hatred

attitude

discrimination

self-awareness

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Assassination

empowered

equality

class stratification (rich & poor)

Gender