After the Ku Klux Klan bombed his home on Christmas in 1956 in retaliation for his efforts to desegregate
Birmingham's buses, he said, "God gave me a hard skull because he knew I lived in a hard town.
The lawsuit also said that for 2013-2014, the state distributed vouchers to students in 22 districts that are required to desegregate
, and the voucher program may conflict with that requirement.
For us, the time had come to finally implement a plan to desegregate
our white suburban day camp.
Just as is the case with racial integration, it is imperative to gather additional evidence as part of any efforts to desegregate
by income or SES more generally defined.
Her action was small, but significant and she would be remembered in history after the incident triggered the Montgomery Bus Boycott led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr, which triggered a decision to desegregate
When 14-year-old Sekayia Holland speaks about her late grandfather's struggle to desegregate
Palm Beach County's public schools, students listen.
We know that King, born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, led a successful bus boycott to desegregate
the buses of Montgomery, Alabama in the mid-1950s.
Occurring some seven years before the Houston Independent School District began to desegregate
, the public library's policy change depended on a few key individuals.
Coffield (1977), a massive class-action suit that forced Texas prison officials to desegregate
inmate housing areas, including double cells.
Her commitment to civil rights was absolutely tremendous," says Hank Thomas of Stone Mountain, Georgia, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders represented by Motley when they tested compliance of the Supreme Court's ruling to desegregate
As African-American officers were transferred to desegregate
white Air Force squadrons, the 477th faded into nonexistence.
Therefore the courts intervened to declare that, in light of the failures of the legislative and executive branches to desegregate
public schools, judicial power would do so.
The boycott lasted 381 days, and legal challenges led to a US Supreme Court decision that forced Montgomery to desegregate
its bus system and put an end to "Jim Crow" laws separating blacks and whites at public facilities throughout the South
Goldwater--who helped desegregate
the Arizona Air National Guard two years before Truman desegregated the Army, helped desegregate
the Phoenix public schools a year before Brown v.
In 1984, Olson was assistant attorney general, and Olson did not believe the Reagan Administration should endorse rightwing legislation that would have prohibited judges from ordering busing to desegregate
schools, according to an article in The Washington Post.