Tag: Brown v. Board of Education
The Fight for Educational Equity Continues
May 24th, 2021On Monday, May 17, I witnessed an important part of Delaware history. On that day, 67 years ago, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case established that “separate” schools for white and black students was not equal. Unbeknownst to many Delawareans, a six-year-old girl from Hockessin named Shirley Bulah played a critical role...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...