Jake Johnson / Common DreamsJun 28, 2019
During a heated Democratic debate, the California senator confronts the former vice president over his opposition to busing and more. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Jon Else / TomDispatchMar 28, 2017
In one now-historic decade, civil rights organizers brilliantly identified the levers of government power they could seize, but most of those levers are out of reach today. How will modern activists achieve change? Dig deeper ( 14 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 17, 2014
First lady Michelle Obama commemorated the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling on race-based school segregation with a sobering speech Friday to graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 22, 2014
Publicly funded colleges in Michigan still won't be able to take applicants' racial background information into consideration in the admissions process, as the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with a referendum that passed in the Great Lakes State in 2006 banning the practice. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 6, 2013
It's been almost 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education, so why are American schools increasingly segregated? According to sociologist Jeremy Fiel, there are a number of factors due to a drastic shift in demographics since the legendary Supreme Court decision. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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