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The GAO's report says America's public schools continue to be segregated by race and poverty, leading to inequities in education.

  There was no pomp and circumstance, no procession with classmates, but on Friday a school district in Illinois finally handed Alva Early his high…

For those of you who continue to see the best in humanity, allow me to step in like Maleficent on Princess Aurora’s royal unveiling with…

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…

Since 1973, a reunion celebration for graduates of St. Martinville Senior High School in Louisiana has held racially segregated class reunion after-parties. This year, though, organizers…

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For a moment, someone was actually paying attention to what was going on in Jermaine Wilson’s north Tulsa neighborhood. SEE ALSO:…

via BBC News The Beatles showed their support for the US civil rights movement by refusing to play in front of segregated audiences, a contract shows. The document, which is to be auctioned next week, relates a 1965 concert at the Cow Palace in California. Signed by manager Brian Epstein, it specifies that The Beatles […]

LANCASTER, PA-McCaskey East High School in Lancaser, Pennslyvania is experimenting with having separate homerooms for African American Students in order to boost African American academic performance. Lancaster Online reports: The idea originated with Angela Tilghman, a McCaskey East instructional coach who was alarmed at the poor academic performance of the school’s black students. Only about […]

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Secretary Of Education, Arne Duncan gave a speech in Chicago where he claimed that Martin Luther King would be upset at the education system if he were alive today. In a speech in Chicago Saturday, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan said if Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Author Stewart Buck has a new book, “Acting White: The Ironic Legacy Of Desegregation” in which he claims that integration has had a negative affect on African-American education.Richard Thompson Ford at Slate wrote this about the book: It was desegregation that destroyed thriving black schools where black faculty were role models and nurtured excellence among […]