The lawsuit asserted that children of color have not received a quality education and that ‘[s]chool children in public schools throughout the State of Minnesota, including the City of Minneapolis, the City of Saint Paul, and their adjacent suburban communities, are largely segregated by race and socioeconomic status.’ Read more →
‘Almost all of the places you are seeing problems between the police the community are very segregated. You are not seeing these problems as often in more integrated places,’ Orfield tells The Atlantic.
It’s not as if we weren’t warned. Read more →
“We conclude that, in the field of public education, the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate facilities are inherently unequal.” With that, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled several states’ system of providing separate and unequal education to the children of the United States — one for whites, and one for blacks. That Read more →