"There is difference and there is power. And who holds the power decides the meaning of the difference." --June Jordan

Monday, September 17, 2007

Today in the News

New York Times: Alabama Plan Brings Out Cry of Resegregation
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - After white parents in this racially mixed city complained about school overcrowding, school authorities set out to draw up a sweeping rezoning plan. The results: all but a handful of the hundreds of students required to move this fall were black - and many were sent to virtually all-black, low-performing schools.