Don’t little Maddie and Connor just deserve the best education, by which I mean not having too many of those kids in class with them? I can’t imagine anything as important as that…..
Whether past or present, aggressively or passively, whites have always opposed meaningful integration of schools. Nikole Hannah-Jones’ piece for the Times on busing is a great example of how thi
Yeah sure that’s a George Wallace quote, but when it comes to schools, it’s the feeling of perhaps a majority of white people. This is a particularly gross story from Baton Rouge, but it c
Housing and school segregation are of course deeply related. But if you think fighting de facto segregation in education is tough–just look at LGM comment threads anytime the white privilege of
Despite how we look to Brown v. Board as a critical moment in American history–which of course it is–it’s important to remember that for most American students, integrated schools ne
I suppose nostalgia is part of the human condition. But if so, then the human condition serves a distinctly politically conservative agenda because nostalgia is a no good horrible thing that makes us
This nation has flat out never integrated and liberal whites are as responsible for it as conservative whites. Using tract-level census data for 24 large metro areas, my co-authors and I examined whet
This is the grave of Homer Plessy. Born into the Creole middle class of New Orleans in 1862 that had seen their status decline significantly since the American acquisition of Louisiana in 1803, Plessy