The Milliken v. Bradley ruling sanctioned a form of segregation that has allowed suburbs to escape being included in court-ordered desegregation and busing plans with nearby cities.
In his new book, Ken Woodley recounts how Prince Edward County, Virginia, finally began to make amends.
Over 50 years after the "Gautreaux" case began, the city's neighborhoods remain divided along racial lines.
New research suggests neighborhood-level diversity can reduce perceived threat, but regional diversity has the opposite effect.
On racial segregation in American schools, using the example of St. Louis, Missouri, and its Normandy district.
Meet the good white mothers, PTA members, and newspaper columnists who were also committed white supremacists.
In states like North Carolina, splitting up county-wide school systems often results in unequal access to resources separated down racial lines.
Gardendale can take over control of its two elementary schools from the Jefferson County district this fall for a three-year period.
Classrooms are increasingly diverse—but in terms of the student body, not the teaching workforce. Kaylan Connally and Melissa Tooley examine why we must mind the minority gap.
The federal government’s vigilance in enforcing the court-backed desegregation of the country’s schools is a shadow of what it once was.
A new look at economic and crime indicators in segregated U.S. neighborhoods finds the same old problems of inequality.