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Charter Schools Present Post-‘Brown’ Challenge

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1954, Lucinda Todd was one of 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that declared “separate but equal” unconstitutional. Last week, her granddaughter Lucinda Noches Talbert, stood on the steps Read More

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Segregation Now

[ProPublica] Though James Dent could watch Central High School’s homecoming parade from the porch of his faded-white bungalow, it had been years since he’d bothered. But last fall, Dent’s oldest granddaughter, D’Leisha, was vying for home-coming queen, and he knew she’d be poking up through Read More