Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: brown v. board of education

How Dallas Is Working to Diversify Its...

For decades, schools across America remained separated by race, guaranteeing well-to-do white students a quality education while nonwhite students were remanded to second-rate learning...

Was the Desegregation of Schools Really the...

Earlier this week, the Baltimore Sun’s Liz Bowie detailed a $54-million school designed by Johns Hopkins University to model “racial diversity” in education. To...

Historic Black School Vandalized with Racist, Phallic...

An unknown group of vandals painted racist and crude images on an historic Black schoolhouse in Ashburn, Virginia over the weekend. According to WUSA9 ABC...

Dr. Martin Luther King Predicted School Desegregation...

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120 Years After the Plessy Decision, Has...

May 18 marks the 120th anniversary of the seminal Supreme Court decision Plessy v. Ferguson, which cemented Jim Crow segregation as the law of...

Mississippi School District That Defied 1954 Brown...

On this day in 1954, the US Supreme Court declared the policy of 'separate but equal' institutions for Black and white students unconstitutional. Yet one...

Biopic Exploring Thurgood Marshall’s Early Legal Career...

Thurgood Marshall is the most important legal mind of the 20th century.  While he’s a paramount historic figure, there’s a dearth of films based...

NPR Report Touts the Benefits of School...

Does integration benefit white children? There are a number of reasons why this is true, according to one assessment, departing from the usual materials...

Jim Crow Segregation Lives On: An Examination...

Over a half century has passed since Brown v. Board of Education but educational segregation is still a reality, and Pennsylvania is a prime...

Sixty Years After Brown V. Board of...

A new report from UCLA states that 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, American public schools seem to be resegregating. According to...

More Than 60 Years After Brown v....

Six decades have passed since the historic U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling deemed it unconstitutional to segregate students based on...

60 Years After Brown Decision, US Schools...

Sixty years ago today the Supreme Court handed down one of the most famous decisions in U.S. history — Brown vs. Topeka Board of...