Separate, Unequal: 700+ Public Charter Schools Are Whiter Than Their Districts
From priority attendance zones to expensive uniforms to no-busing policies, a new report says that many charter schools are creating highly segregated, richly resourced schools.
REPORT: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Challenges Congress to Tackle Inequity in America's Schools
“School finance inequity is a standard feature of American public schooling and low-income students and students of color disproportionately live its consequences.”
Segregation Documentary 'Teach Us All' Lands on Netflix on 60th Anniversary of Little Rock Nine Action
Director Sonia Lowman: “Sixty years later in Little Rock, history eerily repeats itself.”
New Documentary Explores Current Segregation in America's Schools
The Netflix release of “Teach Us All” coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine’s school integration action.
Watch John Oliver Break Down How School Resegregation Hurts Students
“You don’t have to be intentionally racist to do things that have racist effects.”
Statue of Segregationist Mayor Taken Down in Dearborn, Michigan
The former mayor, Orville Hubbard, once told The New York Times: “If whites don’t want to live with n****rs, they sure as hell don’t have to. Dammit, this is a free country. This is America.”
Art Student Posts 'White Only' and 'Black Only' Signs on Campus
Student artist Ashley Powell: “Any white person who would walk past these signs without ripping them down, shows a disturbing compliance with this system.”
New York City Council Wants To Tackle City's Intense School Segregation
Country’s largest school district is among its most racially segregated
Feds Reveal Widespread Housing Bias But Refuse to Stop It
A new HUD study reveals widespread practices of racial discrimination in housing markets, but as ProPublica reports, the agency has no plans to go after offenders uncovered in the vast data on discrimination.