Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ware High School
Civil Rights Milestone
Erected 1998 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 148-7.)
Marker series. Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.733′ N, 81° 58.243′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Reynolds Street near 11th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Grierson (within shouting distance of this marker); Springfield Baptist Church Birthplace of Morehouse College (within shouting distance of this marker); Paine College Founding Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaFayette Visits Augusta (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Gold Star Mothers Tribute (approx. ¼ mile away); Jessye Norman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodmen Of The World Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bell System at Augusta, Georgia (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding Ware High School. Note: This marker was mistakingly given a Ware County number. The correct number would be a 121 prefix.
Also see . . .
1. Cumming v. Richmond County Board of Education,Wikipedia entry. Supreme Court of the United States : Argued October 30, 1899, Decided December 18, 1899 It is a landmark case, in that it sanctioned de jure segregation of races in American schools. The Supreme (Submitted on October 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Wikipedia entry. Supreme Court of the United States Argued December 9, 1952, Reargued December 8, 1953 Decided May 17, 1954 de jure racial segregation was ruled a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. This ruling paved the way for integration and the civil rights movement. (De jure [in Classical Latin de iure] is an expression that means "concerning law") (Submitted on October 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education •
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