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The different actions that New Jersey has taken to stand up for Civil Rights such as the NJ law against discrimination, the Hedgepeth-Williams vs. Board of Education case, and the NJ constitution of 1947 have all been effective in decreasing the amount of segregation and discrimination in NJ. by Mind Map: The different actions that New Jersey has taken to stand up for Civil Rights such as the NJ law against discrimination, the Hedgepeth-Williams vs. Board of Education case, and the NJ constitution of 1947 have all been effective in decreasing the amount of segregation and discrimination in NJ.

1. NJ constitution 1947

1.1. States that all people have certain natural and unalienable rights

1.2. Also states that one cannot be segregated because of race, religion, ancestery or national origin

2. Hedgepeth-Williams vs. Board of Education

2.1. 1994 NJ Supreme Court decided to desegregate Trenton public schools

2.1.1. African Americans now had equal rights as Caucasians in public schools

3. NJ law against discrimination

3.1. makes it unlawful to disciminate people based upon race

3.2. protects minorities from discrimination in workplaces and credit and business transactions