As a Six-Year-Old, Leona Tate Helped Desegregate Schools. Now She Wants Others to Learn That History.
Tate plans to open an educational center in the New Orleans school she attended as one of only three black students in 1960.
What I Learned About the State of Education While Visiting My Old High School
I wrote a big ol' feature about what I found there—it's in this month's Pacific Standard—but it's not just the political lessons that stuck with me.
Hundreds of School Districts Have Been Ignoring Desegregation Orders
The federal government’s vigilance in enforcing the court-backed desegregation of the country’s schools is a shadow of what it once was.