Tag: Segregation

Where Were You 50 Years Ago

By Michael Nam “Not only would I not be here because our society wouldn’t have changed as much as it has in 50 years,” President Obama told CBS reporter Bill Plante, “but this is also the source of inspiration that got me involved in public service in the first place.”…

Where Are Schools Most Segregated

By Chris Hoenig The South is no longer the hub of school segregation, according to new research. In fact, it’s actually home to the least segregated schools. With the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling approaching, UCLA’s Civil Rights Project has released “Brown at 60:…

Desegregation Payments to End in Little Rock Schools

By Chris Hoenig More than 50 years after the Little Rock Nine started the desegregation process, three school districts in the Little Rock area will stop receiving state funds to aid in the efforts. The Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special districts have been receiving payments since…