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Kamala Harris Doubles Down On Calls To Desegregate Schools
The 2020 Democrat who was bused as a child said America's schools are "as segregated, if not more segregated today than when I was in elementary school."
Kamala Harris Tears Into Joe Biden On Segregation, Busing At Democratic Debate
Ryan J. Reilly
The senator called out the former vice president for his recent nostalgic recollections of working with segregationists.
Bernie Sanders Unveils Anti-Charter School Education Plan
The release of the 2020 presidential hopeful's proposal coincides with the anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision.
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This Interactive Green Book Shows The Harsh Realities Of Traveling While Black
Using your "Green Book," travel with your family from state to state, discovering how segregation and racist violence influenced black travel.
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This City Wants to Reverse Segregation By Reviving Neighborhoods
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Should cities invest in neighborhoods with the greatest need, or those likely to prosper?
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Pursuing Desegregation In The Trump Era
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Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates hoped the passing of the Fair Housing Act would finally end racial segregation. It hasn’t.
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50 Years After Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death, America Is Still Segregated
Rigel C. Oliveri
Congress passed the Fair Housing Act shortly after King was assassinated, but America’s segregation levels are still high.
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Linda Brown, Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies At 76
Linda Brown was the young girl at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that would end legal school segregation.
Desegregating Blood: A Civil Rights Struggle To Remember
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African-Americans did – in the end – force the Red Cross to include them as donors.
Are Separate Dorms A Good Or Bad Thing For Black Students?
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
The announcement that California State University, Los Angeles agreed to the demands of black student groups at the school to establish separate dorm housing for blacks ignited the predictable furor.
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This Is Muhammad Ali's Louisville
The city of Ali's birth adores him but still struggles with the racial segregation he fought during his life.
Panic About Transgender People In Bathrooms Echoes Logic On Racial Segregation
Daughters and wives must be saved, apparently.
Department Of Education Wants To Learn More About Charter School Students
Charter schools are some of the most racially segregated schools in the country.
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At 15, She Desegregated An All-White School. At 73, She's Fighting To Do It Again.
It's groundhog day in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Surprise! White People Don't Really Care About School Diversity
They're just fine with doing nothing to desegregate America's classrooms.
Happy Birthday, Living Legend Rachel Robinson
Dr. Yohuru Williams is a Professor of History at Fairfield Uni...
On Friday, the nation celebrated what would have been the 153rd birthday of pioneering Civil Rights advocate and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Sunday, July 19, 2015 marked the 93rd birthday of another significant woman of color, Rachel Robinson.
The Atticus We Don't Want to Know
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
For those who prefer Scout's hagiographic depiction of her father, then Jean Louise's Atticus you don't want to know. Harper Lee's new portrait of Atticus will undoubtedly reopen discussion about race and Atticus's hero status in "Mockingbird."
The Shadows of the Confederacy
John R Burbank
Executive Director, Economic Opportunity Institute
Taking down the confederate flag is a constructive and symbolic financial decision for most corporations. Actually ceding power and income to workers, to pay taxes for education for all, to negotiate with workers as equal partners, those acts will be much harder to achieve.
Opposition to Same-sex Marriage Not the Same as Racial Segregation
Clarence B. Jones
Dr. Clarence B. Jones, Adjunct Professor, University of San Fr...
Same-sex persons seeking a license to marry neither historically have been nor currently are subjected to mass, gender-based, state-enforced oppression equivalent to the brutality of chattel slavery or wholesale lynchings carried out solely on the basis of the victim's skin color.
The Anniversary of the Brown Decision
President, Nazareth College
With respect to equal educational opportunities, colleges and universities must play a vital role in ensuring that a college education is accessible and that students understand the strength that lies in settings rich in diversity.
60 Years After Brown v. Board, America's School Boards Call for Vigilance
Thomas J. Gentzel
Executive Director & CEO, National School Boards Association
We must stay focused on investing equitably in our public schools and students, and we must not be diverted by programs that have the effect of re-segregating America's public education system.
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