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Race in America, Past and Present: Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Burden of History

Resources to support the Race in America, Past and Present reading group Fall 2016.

Session 4: Desegregation, Resegregation

This session will explore the history of race and public schooling. How did the Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954 happen and what did it mean? How has race continued to shape educational access and quality in the United States, why have American public schools become more segregated since the 1980s, and what has the impact been?

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