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America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together – and MLK would disapprove

America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together – and MLK would disapprove

Five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for racially integrated schools. Yet as King put it in a 1968 speech, the deeper struggle was “for genuine equality, which means economic equality.” Justice in education would demand not just racially integrated schools, but also economically integrated […] … learn more→