The Fight for Educational Equity 65 Years After ‘Brown v. Board of Education’

Joel Edward Goza
May 17, 2019 - 5:00
The Fight for Educational Equity 65 Years After 'Brown v. Board of Education'

By the time I began reading Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, the racialized world the book describes failed to startle me. I knew a little bit about that world — at least in its Houston form. What surprised me in Coates’ writing was his surgical ability to use words to dissect our country’s racialization; his ability to empower readers — seemingly even white readers — to see our nation through his eyes and his relentless interrogation of the racial edges of “the American dream.” As we reflect today on Brown vs. The Board of Education

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