Argumentative August #36 – Separate But Equal (1991) – Rhyme and Reason

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Ryan and I would like to once again welcome you to another review for our Argumentative August Blogathon.

This next film, Separate But Equal (1991) is being reviewed by SG of Rhyme and Reason

Let’s see what SG thought of this movie….

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“Separate but equal,”

They cited the law.

Separate but equal

And so it should stay.

Some called it fair

With no thought for its flaw,

Clear inequality

On full display.

“Separate but equal”

Could only be felled

By unequalled lawyers

Intent on the right.

Separate but equal,

To justice they held,

And “separate but equal”

Could not win the fight.

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Rating: PG

Winner of the Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries, Separate but Equal is one of those historically significant miniseries that have nearly been forgotten by modern audiences. It follows the timeline of the historic court case Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka from its unassuming…

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