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Melissa Harris-Perry: “Be Very Afraid” of Race Case Before Supreme Court

by Carla Murphy on January 26 2015, 10:15AM

Housing has always been ground zero in battles to dismantle segregation in the United States.

Topics: /NOW, Society

The Race Case Before the Roberts' Supreme Court

The Race Case Before the Roberts’ Supreme Court

by Carla Murphy on January 23 2015, 12:05PM

Decision could affect everything from predatory lending to whether children attend segregated schools

Topics: /NOW, Society

A Brown v. Board of Education 60th Anniversary Reading List

A Brown v. Board of Education 60th Anniversary Reading List

by Julianne Hing on May 15 2014, 2:33PM

May 17 marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark ruling.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

60 Years After Brown, School Segregation on the Rise

60 Years After Brown, School Segregation on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on May 15 2014, 12:46PM

There is much to commemorate, but much less to celebrate.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

New York Schools Are the Nation's Most Racially Segregated

New York Schools Are the Nation’s Most Racially Segregated

by Julianne Hing on March 27 2014, 4:43PM

Racial segregation in New York schools is as bad as it was in the South prior to Brown v. Board of Education.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Mississippi Ordered to Stop Segregating Its Schools

by Julianne Hing on April 14 2010, 4:22PM

The Department of Justice announced that a federal judge ordered a Mississippi county to stop the illegal practice of allowing white students to transfer out of their assigned high schools to the county’s only white-majority high school. The Washington…

Topics: Schools & Youth

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