Tag: racism

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What was lost in Brown v. Board of Education

In most schools, the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education is taught as a major victory for reaching equality in education. The 1954 decision desegregated schools and united Black and white students under one roof.  What they don’t mention is what the nation lost after Brown versus Board of Education, and how it…
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Jim Crow-Era Legislation Reversed In Louisiana, Some Say More To Be Done

Tuesday’s midterm elections ended what is described as “Jim Crow’s last stand” in Louisiana. Constitutional Amendment 2 in Louisiana abolished the 10-2 majority requirement to convict non-capital felonies, replacing it with a requirement of unanimity to convict. Nearly 70 percent of Louisiana voters agreed to end it. Before the amendment, Louisiana and Oregon were the…
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