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Grant, Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Although the Kansas Constitution welcomed people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds, many whites who had previously settled the state were not as generous to their new black neighbors. Bad economic times also were difficult for African Americans. Some blacks left the state for the unsettled territory that would become Oklahoma, and some returned to the South.
However, a great many stayed and called Kansas home. The eastern portion of Kansas saw another wave of black migration during the 20th century. In the s and s African Americans arrived in Kansas primarily from Arkansas and Missouri where the mechanization of the cotton industry and general and economic times had forced them to leave their homes.
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Jobs in the thriving meat packing industry provided the lure of better economic conditions. However, not all Kansans welcome the arrival of African Americans.
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For instance, certain neighborhoods remained officially restricted in Kansas City, Kansas, until the s, and some businesses refused to provide services for black residents. Governmental policy in Kansas has at times been ambivalent toward racial equality. The state universities in Kansas have always admitted African American students; in the first black student enrolled at the University of Kansas. In the public school system, however, racial equality has faced problems.
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Hutchinson is the only Kansas city with a population of 15, or more to have had integrated public schools throughout its history. In the s, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka had thrust Kansas into the center of the national controversy surrounding school segregation. In the Board of Education of Topeka operated under the doctrine of "separate but equal" with regard to its public schools.
Although schools were segregated, they did not have the gross inequalities found in other states. The 13 plaintiffs filed a lawsuit on behalf of their children who wanted to attend neighborhood schools but were denied enrollment because of segregation policies. Thurgood Marshall led a team of lawyers who argued that the effects of separating African American children from others resulted in "a feeling of inferiority. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka became the basis for national desegregation efforts.