Ruby Bridges, whose integration of New Orleans Schools in 1960 was captured by Norman Rockwell, has written a children's history book about her experiences.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
The Supreme Court's artful directive to desegregate with "all deliberate speed" invited many school districts to do so as slowly as possible. Historian Millicent Brown was the first Black student to integrate a white high school in Charleston, South Carolina and has researched a book about the experiences of similar students.
by Guy Lancaster
Donald Trump and his Republican Party are not afraid that Joe Biden’s election will destroy America. They’re afraid that it won’t.
SOURCE: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
Edith White, World War II ‘Code Girl’ and Norfolk Academy Librarian who Fought Massive Resistance, Dies at 96
Edith White was part of a team of women who served the US Navy as codebreakers, and fought for democratic values like integrated schools after the war's end.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Kevin Carey
Charter schools and testing were supposed to right historic wrongs. Now they’ve run out of political steam. What happened?
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