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Past is present: Community organizing and school integration

The SD Notebook is back today, the 64th anniversary of the Brown decision, after a short hiatus to wrap up the semester and submit final grades. 963 more words

School Segregation

Poverty and its Effect on Student Achievement

Understanding the world from a student’s perspective may be the only way to truly comprehend the challenges facing the educational system. Whether it is a student’s relationship with their parents and teachers, or their individual opinions on how their school operates, it is the duty of those in power to listen to students and validate their opinions as meaningful. 2,097 more words

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Linda Brown and #stillnotequal

Linda Brown passed two weeks ago this Monday and at a precarious time (to say the least) for school segregation in America. Her death, and the upcoming anniversary of the Brown decision, highlight two important aspects of the contemporary struggle for school integration: the rapid pace of resegregation and the devoted work of youth activists of color who carry on her legacy. 1,213 more words

School Segregation

National Museum of African American history to offer 'walk up Wednesday's'

The African American history museum in Washington, D.C. is to offer ‘Walk Up Wednesday’s’ in April.

Their offering to let people who walk up enter the museum on a first-come, first-served basis. 298 more words

Separate Is (Still) Not Equal

Cross-posted from Integrated Schools

A sad note to begin…  Linda Brown, the symbolic center of Brown v. Board of Education 1954 Supreme Court decision died yesterday at the age of 76. 968 more words

School Segregation

Linda Brown, a piece of history passed away

Linda Brown passes away at the age of 76 earlier today in Topeka, Kansas.

If you’re unfamiliar with who she is, she was the little girl at the center of the Brown v. 262 more words