Infographic courtesy of Top Masters in Education. Citations: http://www.propublica.org/article/segregation-now-the-resegregation-of-americas-schools/#intro http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/5/brown-v-board-ofeducationschoolsresegregationinequalitycivilrigh.html http://www.civilrights.org/education/resegregation/ http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d13/tables/dt13_219.70.asp http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/may13/vol70/num08/Why-Our-Schools-Are-Segregated.aspx http://projects.propublica.org/segregation-now/ http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb12-ff01.html http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/percentage-non-hispanic-whites-hits-all-time-63-article-1.1371772 https://web.archive.org/web/20040102085255/http://www.baltimorecityschools.org/About/History/From_the_oldorder1.asp http://www.penfamilies.org/documents/dailyjournal_5_17_04.pdf http://bigstory.ap.org/article/school-integration-slipping-60-years-after-brown http://www.northchristianschool.com/about/73 So what do you think? Why are schools still segregated or resegregated? I think this obvious systemic socioeconomic racism represents one big part of the vast major classism we see in society today and throughout […]

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Elizabeth Schulte writes about people being killed in a world of plenty: EVERY MINUTE of every day, 13 children die around the world of hunger and malnutrition. That’s the finding of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Its latest report shows that 18,000 children die each day–or 750 each hour–of malnutrition and its related […]

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The AP reports that the UN says 18,000 children die daily from hunger: It is “a terrible indictment of the world in 2007″ that 18,000 children die every day because of hunger and malnutrition, and 850 million people go to bed every night with empty stomachs, the head of the UN food agency said on […]

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Let me share some of staggering facts: One out of every eight children under the age of twelve in the U.S. goes to bed hungry every night. Every 3.6 seconds someone dies of hunger For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunch every day for 5 years. Poverty […]

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A recent report from the World Health Organization about drinking-water and sanitation says: Safe drinking water, sanitation and good hygiene are fundamental to health, survival, growth and development. However, these basic necessities are still a luxury for many of the world’s poor people. Over 1.1 billion of our fellow citizens do not use drinking water […]

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