Tag: segregation

Jim Crow’s ancestors—and children

Jim Crow’s ancestors—and children

| June 10, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels       NNPA Columnist At first glance, one might be hard-pressed to think that a recent opinion piece on the 1970s origins of the religious right as a political force and a new book on the causes of America’s founding, the war of independence of the 1770-1780 decades, would have […]

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Charter schools present post-‘Brown’ challenge

Charter schools present post-‘Brown’ challenge

| May 26, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In 1954, Lucinda Todd was one of 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that declared “separate but equal” unconstitutional. Just weeks ago, her granddaughter Lucinda Noches Talbert, stood on the steps of Supreme Court and continued making the argument for equal […]

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8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

| February 23, 2014

Being Black History Month and heart month, it was altogether apropos for the University of Saint Francis to present the renowned author Clifton Taulbert.

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Upward mobility not based on merit

Upward mobility not based on merit

| February 20, 2014

A recent study by a team of Harvard and University of California-Berkeley researchers and others confirm that the birth lottery still rules the day.

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