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Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 2:18PM

There was no difference in work ethic, Coates writes, but my classmates had something over me

Topics: /NOW, Society

Following Ferguson: Why White People Struggle to Understand

Following Ferguson: Why White People Struggle to Understand

by Julianne Hing on August 21 2014, 5:31PM

And what about that ‘white-on-white’ crime?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Why America's Stuck in Segregation Play

Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Why America’s Stuck in Segregation

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 11:06AM

The author joined a panel at the Schomberg Center to make his case for reparations.

Topics: Culture

Major Investigation Looks at Nation's Re-Segregating Schools

Major Investigation Looks at Nation’s Re-Segregating Schools

by Carla Murphy on April 17 2014, 10:30AM

Almost everywhere in the country, the gains of integration have been eroded.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: Integration and Gay Rights

by Carla Murphy on April 14 2014, 12:53PM

How’re we doing?

Topics: /NOW, Society

Poll: 40 Percent of White People Only Have White Friends

Poll: 40 Percent of White People Only Have White Friends

by Jamilah King on August 9 2013, 12:23PM

The poll comes in the wake of a debate on race after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin.

Topics: Media, /NOW

The Beatles Refused to Play for Segregated Audiences, Contract Shows

The Beatles Refused to Play for Segregated Audiences, Contract Shows

by Jorge Rivas on September 21 2011, 1:00PM

The recently uncovered contract shows that the band’s stand against racial segregation was much more than an idea.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Census Report: Cities More Integrated Than in 100 Years

Census Report: Cities More Integrated Than in 100 Years

by Kai Wright on December 14 2010, 2:07PM

The Census Bureau starts a massive data dump. We’ll try to put the findings in context.

Topics: Kai Wright

How White is Your City?

How White is Your City?

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on September 21 2010, 2:16PM

A new set of maps shows that racial segregation in America’s cities is alive and well.

Topics: Technology

Little Rock Nine's Jefferson Thomas Passes Away

Little Rock Nine’s Jefferson Thomas Passes Away

by Julianne Hing on September 7 2010, 4:37PM

Over fifty years later, the battle to desegregate schools continues.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Study: Latino Immigrants Choose 'White' Pass

Study: Latino Immigrants Choose ‘White’ Pass

by Michelle Chen on June 14 2010, 2:56PM

With draconian anti-immigrant laws and deportation dragnets in high gear, it looks like America’s racial barriers are hardening against the Latino community. But who draws those lines? Researchers from University of Illinois and Ohio State have examined the racial identities…

Topics: Immigration

Battling Over Brown v. Board, More than 50 Yrs. Later

by Tammy Johnson on May 17 2010, 9:32AM

Welcome to the battle royale. Today is the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education, an annual heavyweight match where race and public education claim the center ring. In one corner are Brown’s defenders,…

Topics: Schools & Youth

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