Topic: Center for Civil Rights

All Content

  • Are American schools returning to segregation?

    Are American schools returning to segregation?

    The Supreme Court launched the desegregation of schools with Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Now, once diverse districts like Goldsboro, N.C., are reverting to segregation, concerning civil rights advocates.

  • Busing to end in Wake County, N.C. Goodbye, school diversity?

    Busing to end in Wake County, N.C. Goodbye, school diversity?

    For a decade, Wake County, N.C., used busing to avoid having schools with high concentrations of students from poor families. Its school board voted this week to abandon its income-diversity goal in favor of a return to neighborhood schools.