segregation

The case of Hocutt v. Wilson occurred this month in 1933 in North Carolina and is reportedly the first attempt to integrate a higher learning institution. While the matter was unsuccessful, it laid the  groundwork for the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision some two decades later. Thomas Hocutt, then a 24-year-old student at […]

The case of Sipuel v. The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma laid the early groundwork for other “separate but equal” cases such as the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling. Ada Louis Sipuel’s racial discrimination case against the school was decided on this day in 1948, making it possible for her […]

In 1936, an African-American mailman created a travel guide specifically designed to help African Americans on the road know where they could go and safe as well as be treated with dignity.

Reports of a 'Blacks Only' dorm at Cal State L.A. are false. The school sets the record straight.

St. Louis Schools plan to draw down its long-running school desegregation program. Observers say the program achieved integration, but mixed academic results.

The GAO's report says America's public schools continue to be segregated by race and poverty, leading to inequities in education.

Residents in Henrico County, Va., debated at a school board meeting whether to rename a middle school that honors a segregationist. This is the latest flashpoint in a growing national campaign to remove the names of racist historical figures from public buildings.

According to data pulled from the census, 76 percent of the city’s African-American population would have to relocate in order for Chicago to be completely integrated.

A study of 100 American cities, facilitated by Measure of America (an initiative of the Social Science Research Council), found that segregation is still affecting…

Many African-American stars have nabbed roles in Broadway productions, diversifying the realm of theater. Songstress Brandy is currently playing Roxie Hart in “Chicago” and now…

What you see above is a map of Detroit. The small colorful dots represent people, plotted to show where they live and their race. Whites are…

This Photo Of Michelle Obama Will Give You Goosebumps Past and present collide in the image, which was taken in May, showing FLOTUS speaking with…