segregation

Noliwe Rooks on Public Education

March 9, 2018
In part four, Noliwe Rooks says data reveals no educational benefit from the billions of stimulus funding poured into schools by the Obama administration and school vouchers championed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education

March 5, 2018

In Part One, Principal Matt Hornbeck introduces author Noliwe Rooks and explains how charter schools in Maryland, unlike other states, have defied privatization

Glen Ford Report

September 12, 2017
The U.S. education system was designed to favor the white and the rich, and you ‘don’t have to wave a confederate flag or have a statue of Robert E. Lee to effectively secede from your court-mandated school-desegregation order,’ says the Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford

The Forgotten History of How the Government Segregated America

June 11, 2017
In part one, author and scholar Richard Rothstein says explicit government policy, not personal choice or redlining was the main force that segregated America

Tax Breaks for Wealthy Developers Reinforce Segregation in Baltimore

October 16, 2016

Morgan State Professor Lawrence Brown says the distribution of tax subsidies throughout the city only make racial barriers and economic isolation worse

Ending Segregation in Baltimore Will Take More Than Electing Black Politicians

August 25, 2016

Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative executive director Walter Lomax explains the recent history of overpolicing and overincarceration in Baltimore

Scarlett Johansson Controversy Brings International Attention to BDS Movement

February 6, 2014

Shir Hever: From John Kerry’s recent boycott remarks to Oxfam dropping actress Scarlet Johansson over her support for West Bank-operated Sodastream, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement continues to build solidarity with the Palestinian cause