Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Brown v. Board of Education, R.I.P.?
Last week, the newly emboldened conservative majority on the Supreme Court took a mighty whack at the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision by striking down two voluntary integration plans in Louisville, Kentucky, and Seattle, Washington, thereby ruling that race can no longer be used as a factor in public school pupil assignment plans.
Here are two good initial reactions to the decision:
"The Supreme Court Just Took Us Back to the Days of Segregation," Adam Bonino, Daily Kos, posted 6/29/07
NYTimes editorial, "Resegregation Now"