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Civil Rights Pioneer: ‘We All Know There Are Schools Being Segregated Again’

Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension.

11/14/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: A black student, Nathaniel Steward, 17, recites his lesson surrounded by white fellows and others black students, 21 May 1954 at the Saint-Dominique school, in Washington, where for the first time in USA the Brown v Board of Education decision which outlaws segregation in state schools is applied. (Photo credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Brown v. Board of Education Decision Turns 60 This Week

This Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most important civil rights cases in the history of the U.S., the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that declared the establishment of separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.

05/14/2014

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Report: Analysts Find Segregation in Maryland Schools

A published report says Maryland’s public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state’s student population grows more diverse.

04/18/2013

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