Busing Ended 20 Years Ago. Today Our Schools Are Segregated Once Again | TIME

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, TIME Accompanied by motorcycle-mounted police, school buses carrying African American students arrive at formerly all-white South Boston High School on September 12, 1974. In 1971, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of busing as a mechanism to end racial segregation because black children were still attending segregated schools. White children had…

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America’s segregated shores: beaches’ long history as a racial battleground | The Guardian For decades officials imposed regulations to restrict African Americans’ use of to public beaches – and the fight for equal access if far from over

For decades officials imposed regulations to restrict African Americans’ use of to public beaches – and the fight for equal access if far from over

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The Forgotten Girls Who Led the School-Desegregation Movement | The Atlantic Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

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A Witness to the Desegregation—and Resegregation—of America’s Schools | The Atlantic Rebecca Palacios began teaching soon after a landmark court case mandated integration of Latino schools—and watched the case's effects weaken over decades.

Rebecca Palacios began teaching soon after a landmark court case mandated integration of Latino schools—and watched the case’s effects weaken over decades.

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Was the Desegregation of Schools Really the Best Thing for ‘Underserved’ Black Children? – Atlanta Black Star For more than 60 years, the advertised solution to apartheid academics is to place Black and white pupils in the same school. The pursuit of diverse classrooms accepts that entirely Black schools are inherently and irreversibly defective.

For more than 60 years, the advertised solution to apartheid academics is to place Black and white pupils in the same school. The pursuit of diverse classrooms accepts that entirely Black schools are inherently and irreversibly defective.

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