School Segregation, the Continuing Tragedy of Ferguson

Whitney Curtis for ProPublica School Segregation, the Continuing Tragedy of Ferguson Michael Brown beat the odds by graduating from high school before his death — odds that remain stacked against black students in St. Louis and the rest of the country. by Nikole Hannah-Jones  ON AUGUST 1, FIVE BLACK STUDENTS in satiny green and red robes and mortar […]

POV: Civil Rightz vs. Black Power

  An Excerpt from The Magic Of Juju by Kalamu ya Salaam Civil Rights vs. Black Power. Encouraged by the 1954 “Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka” Supreme Court school desegregation ruling, the Civil Rights Movement organized and focused African American discontent with the status quo. Moreover, once this discontent was put into motion […]

Racial Segregation Returnz to US Schoolz, 60 Yearz After the Supreme Court Banned It

  The Conversation / By Paul L. Thomas, Ed.D. Racial Segregation Returns to U  The ideal of educational integration championed in the Brown decision remains far from a reality in America’s schools. Photo Credit: Ron Cogswell (CC) via Flikr.com As the United States approaches the 60th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Brown vs the Board […]