Thurgood Marshall

Racism Without Racists: The School Re-segregation Edition

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

Today, ProPublica released a special report on their website dedicated to the re-segregation of America’s public schools. With the 60th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision on May 17th approaching, ProPublica has focused this special section on Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where three separate and equally devastating stories will be told as case studies to highlight the effects of “letting” dreams of integration die on their own. Unfortunately, progress …

separation

The Normalcy of School Segregation [It Matters If You're Black Or White]

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

You’re a firm believer that we as a country has made tremendous progress since the Jim Crow laws. We have a Black president whose education policy advances the last white one’s education’s policy. Black people are all over TV, and Black man can kiss White women on TV without much ado. This country gets closer to a tipping point where people of color as a whole eclipse the dominant culture …

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., The First Meeting (Melvin Hale)

Jose vs. Mr. Vilson, Part 2 – Do You Think Segregation Is A Good Thing For Minorities?

Jose Vilson Jose, Mr. Vilson 3 Comments

Jose: First off, you and I both know I don’t even like the word “minority” because, in the words of Piri Thomas, there’s nothing minor about me. Mr. Vilson: Whoa, buddy! HAHA! Jose: You know what I mean. There’s just no way we’re ever going to get respect in this country if we keep using that word on a daily basis about us! Mr. Vilson: OK, fair enough, but I …