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Black History Month - Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

I do not know anyone, any black person that does not know the name Ruby Bridges. She was exhibiting Black Girl Magic before it was a thing! 299 more words

Typical Black Women

Ruby Bridges Through Her Eyes

Having grown up in the area where Norman Rockwell painted some of his most famous works, I remember not only the actual photographs of the little girl, but also the iconic painting of the girl in the white dress flanked by four federal marshals. 1,053 more words

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Ruby Bridges Through Her Eyes

Having grown up in the area where Norman Rockwell painted some of his most famous works, I remember not only the actual photographs of the little girl, but also the iconic painting of the girl in the white dress flanked by four federal marshals. 1,053 more words

Research Roundup, Jan 2018: Social Justice Philanthropy and Funding Inequity

New to the SD notebook in 2018, I am planning to do research roundups every month or so. This is the first one of 2018, and it includes two reports that take very different ways of looking at the relationship between money/funding and school segregation. 1,051 more words

School Segregation

Will America's Schools Ever Be Desegregated?

Originally published in Pacific Standard on December 5, 2017, co-authored with Will Stancil.
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Only a few years ago, school desegregation was a topic confined to history books—a tumultuous chapter of the civil rights era, starting with  1,513 more words

The History of a Novel

My recent novel-in-stories, The Ada Decades, got a boost recently when PRX released an interview I did back in April with host Guy Rathbun. The interview was a great experience for me, because the radio host was so engaged with the book and with LGBT history in general. 24 more words

Gay And Lesbian

'Black' Mrs. Lurene (Dixon) Campbell 'Gives Up The Ghost'....

Once again, BlackParentSpeaks is experiencing a ‘moment’ of sadness and loneliness and anger….

My sadness and loneliness is due to the ‘passing’ of a dear dear friend and co-patriot — Mrs. 624 more words

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