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As a judge he attacked racial segregation in education housing and


Damon Keith, Federal Judge Who Championed Civil Rights, Dies at 96 - The New York Times

Damon Keith, Federal Judge Who Championed Civil Rights, Dies at 96Damon Keith, Federal Judge Who Championed Civil Rights, Dies at 96

Racism Didn't Stop at Jim Crow

Civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., surrounded by crowds carrying signs, during the civil rights march on Washington D.C (Library of ...

Black students are escorted through the front door of Central High School in Little Rock,

White children protest desegregation in Chicago, Illinois, 1966. (Declan Haun/Chicago History Museum) Seven-year-old dressed in Ku Klux Klansman robes rides ...

Crowd protests the admission of black students to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1959. (John T Bledsoe/PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

Why are our schools still so segregated?

Little Rock Nine: the day young students shattered racial segregation | World news | The Guardian

... structure of legalized segregation. Enlarge

Why Brown v Board of Education Is More Important Than Ever

Fifty years after Thurgood Marshall's Supreme Court confirmation, Baltimore's great dismantler of Jim Crow remains a colossus of U.S. history.

Jim Crow Laws

In Latest Attack on Fair Housing Act, Carson Moves to Gut Anti-Segregation Rule. "

Why Brown v Board of Education Is More Important Than Ever

65 years after Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling: 'We are right back where we started'

The Racist Origins of Private School Vouchers

Board of Education and who later became the first black Supreme Court justice, is pictured here in 1958 at Supreme Court after ...

A map from the 1930s showing redlining mapping of Atlanta.


Board of Education, we risk going backward

American schools are as racially divided today as they were in the 1960s. Case in point: Charlotte, North Carolina. Illustration by Gluekit (Getty [4]; AP ...

A classroom in the 1950s. It's been 64 years this week since Brown v. Board Of Education ...

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Structural Racism in America

Why "Brown v Board of Education" Is More Important Than Ever | Teen Vogue

Men and boys pose beneath the body of Lige Daniels, a black man, shortly after he was lynched on August 3, 1920, in Center, Texas. (James Allen,ed., et al., ...

Little Rock Nine: the day young students shattered racial segregation | World news | The Guardian

Black and white photograph of Lyndon Johnson extending a hand to Martin Luther King Jr.

Millions of white parents nationwide acted to deny black children equal education by voting to close and defund public schools, transferring their children ...

Nathaniel Steward, 17, recites his lesson surrounded by other black students, May 21

Fred Stroud leads protest against desegregation, ...

'It Was Like A War Zone': Busing In Boston | WBUR News

What if Lincoln had not been assassinated? What if Japan had not attacked Pearl Harbor? What if Lindbergh had not made it and Earhart had?

Miller spent most of his career fighting housing discrimination and racially restrictive housing covenants. Los Angeles Public Library photo collection

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Richard Rothstein, author of 'The Color of ...

In 1952, an African-American woman named Sarah Bulah filed a lawsuit challenging the segregated education system in her home state of Delaware.

Children lift their voices in song during one of the

Stories of Asian-Americans penalized by élite schools are amplified by Chinese-immigrant newspapers and social media.

The influential and widespread rejection of racial equality by individuals, communities, officials, and institutions followed in the tradition of earlier ...

Construction is underway on the condominium apartment tower known by its address, 432 Park Ave., Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in New York.

Demonstrators carrying signs gather the night of Oct. 5, 1974 outside the home of

Report: School Segregation Is Back, 60 Years After “Brown”

Analysis: Is Scapegoating Charter Schools on Segregation Actually a Stealth Attack on Educational Excellence for African-American Students?

Stand in the Schoolhouse Door: Governor George Wallace attempts to block the enrollment of black students at the University of Alabama.

Nearly every so-called race riot in the United States since 1935 has been sparked

5 ways the Civil Rights Act is currently under attack

Detroit civil rights icon Damon Keith leaves behind a legacy of fighting for justice, equality

Pro-segregation march in Montgomery, Alabama, on March 17, 1965. (Glen Pearcy Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

Eleanor Butler and her daughter Leonora, 6, are escorted by police after her arrest for loitering following a sit-in at the predominantly white elementary ...


A photo of a school classroom in Newark, New Jersey.

"Hopelessness is the enemy of justice," says Stevenson, in front of monuments at the National Memorial For Peace and Justice in Montgomery. Alabama.

A black man goes into the "colored" entrance of a movie theater in Belzoni, Mississippi, 1939.

... segregation in schools, housing and jobs and meaningful and timely discussions on the historic role of muliracial political power in America and the ...

Racism and the Wisconsin Idea

(Photos by David Kidd)

Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?

Board of Education | The Aftermath. Three lawyers confer at the Supreme Court, 1953. Gelatin silver print. New York

Army Major Danny Sjursen analyzes Staten Island's troubled race relations over the years, which include

The Communist Party Newspaper, New World, published articles attacking racial restrictive covenants in 1948.

... 1954 when a unanimous Supreme Court declared that the Topeka Board of Education's policy of segregation violated the Equal Protection Clause of the ...

Crosstown commute: From 1978 to 1999, a busing program helped improve the racial mix in Seattle's public schools. (Museum of History & Industry, ...

Housing Justice is Racial Justice

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, left, and attorney Frederick Brewington announce a successful resolution

The City That Believed in Desegregation

Police and reporters surround parents and children at Fehr Elementary, Nashville, TN, September

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Protesters, reporters, and plainclothes police in front of Glenn Elementary, Nashville, TN

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Thurgood Marshall — who was appointed the first African American Supreme Court Justice fifty years ago and is now the subject of “Marshall,” a new bio-pic ...

Remembering Miami Beach's Shameful History of Segregation and Racism (4)

Carlos Javier Ortiz

Board of Education, the unanimous Supreme Court decision that outlawed apartheid in America, declaring segregated schools “inherently unequal” and ...



Anti-busing signs at the St Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston in 1974.

Southall Black Sisters.

White tenants seeking to prevent blacks from moving into the Sojourner Truth housing project erected this sign. Detroit, 1942. While it is ...

Visual Materials from the NAACP Records, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (47) Digital ID# cph 3c16927 Courtesy of the NAACP

You had white neighborhoods in Chicago and in Milwaukee that turned from white to black very quickly," says Natalie Moore, South Side Reporter at Chicago's ...

Board of Education, the life-altering Supreme Court school desegregation decision, celebrates its 50th anniversary this May. Five decades later, its legacy ...

A Lawsuit Seeks to Erase Harvard Applicants' Racial Identity. It Reveals What Some Americans Still Don't Get About Discrimination


Wall of Jim Crow Laws


Kansas girl at center of 1954 school segregation ruling dies