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Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights History

An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.

06/24/2014

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Schools Still Lean Toward Racial Segregation

Today, the nation’s most segregated schools aren’t in the deep south. They’re in New York.

05/19/2014

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Community Colleges: Separate And Unequal

At some community colleges almost two-thirds of the students are black, Hispanic or members of other groups considered underrepresented.

09/10/2013

(Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in "42.")

Movie Review: ’42’

Writer-director Brian Helgeland uses baseball as a metaphor for the United States and its segregationism of the 1940s.

04/12/2013

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Is Desegregation Dead?

Studies show consistently that children in integrated education have fared better academically than those in segregated schools – making a significant difference in the lives of black children and their children as well.

06/06/2012

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New Book Discusses The History Of African American Ballet Dancers In Philadelphia

A local author recently published a book on the history of African American ballet dancers in Philadelphia.

02/19/2012

("Red Tails," a dramatization of the Tuskegee Airmen, stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard.)

Movie Review: ‘Red Tails’

If only the filmmakers telling this story were as high-flying and ambitious as the heroic characters their movie celebrates.

01/20/2012

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Separate And Unequal

Bob Herbert, in The New York Times reminds us a half century after the Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation ruling that “Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”

04/11/2011

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