Still Segregated After All These Years

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photoNearly 50 years after Brown vs. Board of Education made school segregation illegal, America's schools haven't delivered on the vision of integrationists.

White flight, growing minority populations and a few key court decisions have undercut gains made between 1950-1980. A recent report from Harvard's Civil Rights Project examines trends towards re-segregation.

Have we overcome schools divided by race?


Gary Orfield, Founding Co-Director, The Civil Rights Project at Harvard and co-author of "Dismantling Desegregation: the Quiet Reversal of Brown vs. Board of Education"

Tricia Rose, Professor of American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz and author of "Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America"

This program aired on January 20, 2003.


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