Monday marked the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine, a group of Black teenagers who broke the segregation barrier at an all-White high in the capital city of Arkansas.
A judge dismisses a case from a St. Louis mother who says her school district's desegregation plan is racially discriminatory. Her legal team expects to take its fight to the Supreme Court.
An Alabama civil rights pioneer is laid to rest. Dr. Sonnie Hereford was determined to knock down the wall of school segregation.
Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we advance our communities to be prepared for the next 60 years? In 1954, Black people, and in essence all people, crossed a huge barrier in education. As decided in the […]
Despite the 1954 “Brown v. Board Of Education” Supreme Court ruling, which struck down the segregation of public schools, a White mob in a small Texas town used violence to bar Black students from attending classes. On this day in 1956, 12 students were approved for registering in to Mansfield High School only to be […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas cannot cut off millions of dollars in funding for desegregation programs in Little Rock-area school districts until the state asks a federal judge for permission to do so, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Will Obama’s Second Term Be A Nightmare? The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]
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