12:01am

Mon May 5, 2014
Politics

Your Call: What is the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll conversation about the 1964 Supreme Court decision, which ended federally sanctioned racial segregation in public schools. A yearlong investigation by ProPublica finds the resegregation of public schools across the country is growing and increasing most dramatically in the South. How pervasive is segregation today? And what are the best remedies for ending racial disparities in public schools? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Gary Orfield, distinguished professor of education, law, political science and urban planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA

Nikole Hannah-Jones, investigative reporter with Propublica. She covers civil rights with a focus on segregation and discrimination in housing and schools

Web Resources:

Propublica: Segregation Now: Investigating America's Racial Divide

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

PBS: Still Segregated

Huffington Post: The Nation's Most Segregated Schools Aren't Where You'd Think They'd Be

USA Today: New York has most segregated public schools in USA

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