Desegregation Linked to Closing Achievement Gap
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Desegregation Linked to Closing Achievement Gap

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Year after year in measure after…

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How a Young Joe Biden Turned Liberals Against Integration
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How a Young Joe Biden Turned Liberals Against Integration

(Politico) – Forty years ago, a contentious battle over racial justice gripped Capitol Hill, pitting…

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Dolores Spikes, Trailblazer as President of Southern University, Dies at 78
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Dolores Spikes, Trailblazer as President of Southern University, Dies at 78

William Grimes, THE NEW YORK TIMES (The New York Times) — Dolores Spikes, who became…

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NFL’s Jimmy Raye Witnessed Change at the 50-Yard Line
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NFL’s Jimmy Raye Witnessed Change at the 50-Yard Line

  PINEHURST, N.C. (USA Today) — Jimmy Raye couldn’t watch the college basketball game without having…

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Sweet Home Alabama
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Sweet Home Alabama

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist It’s been almost 50 years since I lived in…

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Court Ends Part of Arkansas Desegregation Lawsuit
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Court Ends Part of Arkansas Desegregation Lawsuit

KELLY P. KISSEL, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge Thursday ended…

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60-Year Journey from ‘Brown’
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60-Year Journey from ‘Brown’

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Because I was a horribly ill-behaved child, I found…

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‘If I Dated Black Girls…’
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‘If I Dated Black Girls…’

Are Little Rock Schools Finally Desegregated?
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Are Little Rock Schools Finally Desegregated?

JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer Five decades and $1 billion after an infamous racial episode…

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Judge OKs Pact Ending Ark. Desegregation Payments
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Judge OKs Pact Ending Ark. Desegregation Payments

KELLY P. KISSEL, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge said Monday…

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