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Civil Rights Education

Education: The Civil Rights Movement of Our Time? Not Yet.

Stevona Elem Rogers | Posted 05.04.2013 | College
Stevona Elem Rogers

As an organization we are a lot of things for better or worse, but a "Civil Rights Movement" is not one of them. Not yet. If we're serious about becoming one we have to have some honest conversation about what the most successful movements in communities of color are made of.

Education as a Civil Right? Interview With WNYC's Brian Lehrer on MLK Day Event at the Brooklyn Museum

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 03.18.2012 | New York
Ellen Freudenheim

Education was the theme of the jam-packed, sold-out, sixth annual MLK Day celebration at the Brooklyn Museum, In MLK's Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right, moderated by WNYC's Brian Lehrer.

Civil Rights Education 'Dismal' Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

"Dismal." Likely not a word ever preferred in an educational setting, but the description the Southern Poverty Law Center found appropriate to ass...

Education Civil Rights Complaints On The Rise

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

African American boys who are suspended at double and triple the rates of their white male peers. English language learners who, for years, remain in ...

Years Before Brown v. Board Of Ed

latimes.com | Hector Tobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

It bothered Sandra Robbie that she didn't know. She'd grown up in 1970s Westminster, the daughter of a Mexican American family. She'd learned all ab...

Droppin' Out: The Real American Crisis

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

For too many years Americans have fought against things: communism, drugs, poverty. Isn't it time to fight for something?