Sunday, November 17, 2019

Tag: segregation

Private NYC School Separates Students Based on...

An upscale New York City private school's plans to continue segregating students by race has parents up in arms. It was just last month that...

Maryland HBCUs Offered $100M to Create ‘Unique’...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's open to paying as much as $100 million to settle a decade-long legal case brought by a coalition...

The Hidden Treasure of Black Signs: How...

For most hearing people of color, the ability to code-switch, or move freely between two separate languages or a dialect of a single language,...

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...

10 Legendary Black Singers Who Risked It...

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt saw Billie Holiday as an influence in her singing career. She also related to Holiday's fight against racism. When Kitt made it big...

6 Things You Should Know About Warren...

Background Warren Clay Coleman was born March 28, 1849 and died March 31, 1904. He was born into slavery, and his parents were from different...

A Spectacular Breakdown of How Modern Day...

Poverty - The Architecture of Segregation from Stephanie Huang on Vimeo.

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...

7 Little Known Facts About the First...

The Creation of Orange Mound  In 1890, white developer E. E. Meacham purchased land from the Deaderick family, plantation owners in Memphis Tennessee.  He sold lots to African-Americans for...

Before Rosa Parks: 6 Facts About Civil...

Mary Louise Smith (born in 1937) On Oct. 21 1955, Smith boarded a Montgomery bus on her way home. The bus driver asked Smith to give...

New Exhibit Captures Life, Education of African-Americans...

In 1929, Dr. Horace Mann Bond, social science researcher, historian and father of the late Julian Bond, participated in a field study of Black...

10 Facts About Booker T. Washington and...

His Early Life Booker T. Washington (April 5, 1856-Nov. 14, 1915) is known for creating Tuskegee University, delivering the Atlanta Compromise speech, and his public...

10 Things About the Mistreatment of Black...

Black Newspapers' Coverage of Black Soldiers' Mistreatment Considered War Crime During World War II, the Black media was unable to publicly speak about the horrendous acts...

No Mistake About It: Historian Dispels the...

  When protesters took to the streets of cities like Ferguson and Baltimore, they didn’t just pull back the curtain on the realities of police...

John Legend Shows That He Has a...

Video by Comedy Central

Segregation at Core of Deeply Rooted Issues...

Two of the communities that were the sites of massive protests and riots following the death of Black citizens were two of the most...

From Academic Achievement Gaps to Deep Segregation,...

National conversations about specific communities that are failing Black people usually center around the type of educational injustices that have plagued Newark, New Jersey or the racist policing...