Segregation Forever?
More great work from ProPublica, in this report from Nikole Hannah-Jones, which reveals the extent to which American schools are still profoundly segregated--and the ineffectual, if not damnable response of school districts that let it happen. From the story: Tuscaloosa’s schools today are not as starkly segregated as they were in 1954, the year the Supreme Court declared an end to separate and unequal education in America. No all-white schools exist anymore—the city’s white students generally attend schools with significant numbers of black students. But while segregation as it is practiced today may be different than it was 60 years ago,