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But I Forgive You….

Raw Emotion as Victims’ Kin Address Charleston Suspec

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The Making of Ferguson: Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles

Richard Rothstein, from the Economic Policy Institute, expands on the conventional explanation of the segregation in towns like Ferguson. “A more powerful cause of metropolitan segregation in St. Louis and nationwide has been the explicit intents of federal, state, and…

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Thurgood Marshall’s victory

On this day, November 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation on interstate buses to be unconstitutional. Click here for the New York Times front page.

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Millions of black students attend public schools that are highly segregated by race and by income

Reed Jordan of the Urban Institute reports on the high degree of exposure of African Americans to poverty, the result of centuries of discriminatory housing practices.  One result is a concentration of black students in high poverty schools.  He says, “The  effects…

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