Stand and Deliver
Barbara Rose Johns is remembered not only as a soldier of civil rights, but also as a role model for her family.
A Post-Brown World
Beyond Black and White
Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring shows what happens when everyone in the school is a minority.
Video: Breaking Down the Barriers
The Brown v. Board 50 Years Later
A Look at Inequality
The Education of Jim Crow
In the early 20th century, African American students learned the hard way that separate was nowhere near equal.
A Changing World
Shades of Gray
In 1954, Josie Davenport, Paul Bergeron and their McKinley High School classmates were on the unnerving front line of integration.
Video: Rebuilding McKinley
Fear of Failing
The landmark decision in Brown v. Board is an appropriate moment to consider the implications of low expectations when it comes to African American and Hispanic students.
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