Tagged:All posts tagged: racial segregation

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History

How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Culture

Show Me A Hero: The Story of Yonkers's Desegregation Saga

The issues of race, class, and income disparity that 'Show Me a Hero' summons from the shadows remains instructive today.

News

This Week in History: Brown v The Board of Education of Topeka

This week in history, on May 17, 1954, the landmark Supreme Court case known as Brown v. The Board of Education was decided. It was this case that determined that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional.