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The Racist History Of The Charter School Movement

AFRICANGLOBE - The now-popular idea of offering public education dollars to private entrepreneurs has historical roots in white resistance to school desegregation after Brown v. Board of Education (1954). The desired outcome was few or, better yet, no Black students in white schools.

How Rich Old White Men Are Taking Lunch Money Away From...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the last year about 75 schools have been closed in Philadelphia and Chicago, almost all of them in Black neighborhoods. Cuts to Head Start and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have taken food away from schoolchildren. The cuts are directly related to the dramatic dropoff in federal corporate tax revenue. Our country's missing tax revenue can be found in the growing stock portfolios of...