Black Students Who Integrated Schools in Central Florida 50 Years Ago Share Their Stories
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Black Students Who Integrated Schools in Central Florida 50 Years Ago Share Their Stories

By Louis C. Ward (The Orlando Times, NNPA Member) Gessner Harris remembers White students hanging…

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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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Hip Hop Corner: Integrating into a Burning House
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Hip Hop Corner: Integrating into a Burning House

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last conversation with Harry Belafonte…

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Charter Schools Present Post-‘Brown’ Challenge
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Charter Schools Present Post-‘Brown’ Challenge

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1954, Lucinda Todd was…

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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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The Most Segregated Schools May Not Be in the States You’d Expect
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The Most Segregated Schools May Not Be in the States You’d Expect

  (The Washington Post) – Sixty years ago this Saturday, the Supreme Court found state…

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Brown v. Board of Education Decision Excerpts
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Brown v. Board of Education Decision Excerpts

The Associated Press On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation…

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