More on the Supreme Court Decision (links)

“You Better Leave Segregation Alone” by the Nashville Quartet (listen)
(A reminder of what this is about and where we are as a country when the ironic protest song of 1960 becomes an accurate summation of views of the the narrow majority of the Supreme Court and thus the law of the land).

NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC

Teaching Brown: Reflections on Pedagogical Challenges and Opportunities
History of Education Quarterly, v. 44, Spring 2004
(A number of leading historians of education reflect on the Brown decision and how to communicate what it means to today’s students).

Supreme Court – School Integration
A national clearinghouse of Supreme Court School Integration information. Established by NAACP LDF.
(Some of the best information and opinions I’ve seen so far.)

Breaking: SCOTUS Strikes Down Voluntary School Integration
by The Maven (DailyKos)

Hillary [Clinton] on the School Desegregation Case

[John]EDWARDS EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT RADICAL SHIFT OF SUPREME COURT

Senator Barack Obama Releases Powerful Statement

Turning Brown Against Itself, Thomas Healy (more from Dorf on Law)

Shifting The Groundwork At SCOTUS (from firedoglake)

SCOTUS: Segregation Now, Segregation Forever? (from DailyKos)

Integrating Public Schools Not a Legitimate State Interest Says Roberts Court (from TalkLeft)

SCOTUSBlog
(Lots here)

More to come

Thomas J. Mertz

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