Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: racial segregation

ACLU Lawsuit: Wealthy White County Uses Police...

A Mississippi sheriff, his deputies and other county officials are responsible for ensuring Black and white residents stay segregated through the use of checkpoints, a...

Study: Segregation Results In Loss of Money,...

Is there a real cost to racial segregation? According to a new study from the Metropolitan Planning Council and Urban Institute, there is. In...

President Obama Will Dedicate the National Museum...

History matters. And Black history matters. This year will prove to be an important year, as President Obama will dedicate the National Museum of...

Traveling While Black: Is it Time to...

It is a window into the Jim Crow past.  During the days of segregation, when Black travelers were not welcome in whites-only establishments, there...

10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know...

There Are White-Majority HBCUs In the past decade, many historically Black colleges and universities have increasingly become whiter. While HBCUs have always allowed people of different races into their doors, the...

For the First Time, Number of Black...

The good news is the U.S. poverty rate has fallen slightly in recent years.  The bad news is that poverty remains high, particularly for...

Obama Announces New Plan to Combat Housing...

As Obama Reveals New Rules to Fight Housing Discrimination, Nearly One-Third of Whites Would Legalize It It's been nearly fifty years since the enactment of...

Atlanta Group Joins National Racial Segregation Complaint...

Metro Fair Housing Services Inc. of Atlanta is joining a national organization in issuing a complaint alleging Bank of America Corp. contributed to continuing...