Equal Educational Opportunity: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session [and Ninety-second Congress, First Session], Volume 9, Part 1

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Page 4173 - Negroes, Mongolians and Indians shall not be admitted into the public schools," but that separate schools might be established for their education. No segregated school, however, was established until 1887, when present-day Commodore Stockton School was founded. Thus, from the very beginning, the Chinese were denied access to education. The Legislature liberalized this policy in 1866 by providing that the restriction only applied to Negroes, Mongolians, or Indian children "not living under the care...
Page 4407 - A housing element consisting of standards and plans for the improvement of housing and for provision of adequate sites for housing. This element of the plan shall endeavor to make adequate provision for the housing needs of all economic segments of the community.
Page 4152 - No alien ineligible to citizenship shall be admitted to the United States unless such alien (1) is admissible as a non-quota immigrant under the provisions of subdivision (b), (d), or (e) of section 4, or (2) is the wife, or the unmarried child under 18 years of age, of an immigrant admissible under such subdivision (d), and is accompanying or following to join him, or (3) is not an immigrant...
Page 4150 - The United States of America and the Emperor of China cordially recognize the inherent and inalienable right of man to change his home and allegiance, and also the mutual advantage of the free migration and emigration of their citizens and subjects, respectively, from the one country to the other, for purposes of curiosity, of trade, or as permanent residents.
Page 4150 - No corporation now existing or hereafter formed under the laws of this State, shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, employ, directly or indirectly, in any capacity, any Chinese or Mongolian. The Legislature shall pass such laws as may be necessary to enforce this provision.
Page 4152 - ... to answer them but instead acquaints the child with the conventional patterns of his civilization, which effectively close up the asking mouth and shut the wondering eye. Franz Kafka once formulated this aspect of education by saying that "probably all education is but two things, first, parrying of the ignorant children's impetuous assault on the truth and, second, gentle, imperceptible, step-by-step initiation of the humiliated children into the lie.
Page 4241 - Integration, moreover, speaks to the problem of blackness in a despicable way. As a goal, it has been based on complete acceptance of the fact that in order to have a decent house or education, blacks must move into a white neighborhood or send their children to a white school. This reinforces, among both black and white, the idea that "white" is automatically better and "black
Page 4150 - The Legislature shall delegate all necessary power to the incorporated cities and towns of this State for the removal of Chinese without the limits of such cities and towns, or for their location within prescribed portions of those limits, and it shall also provide the necessary legislation to prohibit the introduction into this State of Chinese after the adoption of this Constitution. This section shall be enforced by appropriate legislation.
Page 4173 - The San Francisco schools used this amendment to exclude the Chinese students. However, in 1885, the California Supreme Court held that Mamie Tape, a Chinese girl, was entitled to enter the San Francisco schools, pointing out also that "it is not alleged that she is vicious or filthy, or that she has a contagious or infectious disease." Nine days after the decision, the Code was amended to read, "When separate schools are established, Chinese or Mongolian children must not be admitted into any other...
Page 4038 - Chicanos and blacks, they do hang around in groups. Usually some don't, I admit, like I myself hang around with all Chicanos but I am not prejudiced. I do it because I grew up with them, because they were my school buddies when there were segregated schools." A black girl in elementary school said : "About integration, I don't think it is too integrated, but it is pretty well integrated.