Tanya Free: Separate and Still Unequal?

This week’s topics include:

Separate and Still Unequal? Progress toward integrated classrooms has largely been rolled back since the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Topeka Board of Education decision 60 years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. What’s Your Take? How do we address the new segregated schools of 2014? How do feel about the assertion that school choice will lead to a better and more diverse public educational system?

Atheist parents and students wanted the Pledge of Allegiance banned in schools in Massachusetts because it contains the phrase “under God, according to media sources” but the state’s highest court has ruled that reciting it does not violate the commonwealth’s constitution or laws.What’s Your Take? Should the Phrase “Under God” be removed from the Pledge of Allegiance in schools?

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The Oprah Winfrey Network has postponed the Michael Sam documentary series to give him ‘the best opportunity to achieve his dream.’ Sam’s new teammates were reportedly not happy with the rookie’s decision to have cameras invade their locker room.

What’s Your Take? Could all of this publicity surrounding Michael Sam hinder his chances of success in the NFL?

In the midst of racist comments from Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy,82 year old New Hampshire Police Commissioner Robert Copeland has resigned after refusing to apologize for using the “N-word” to describe President Obama . A recent article by Dr. Sinclair Grey suggests that (as a people) we should be moving from simply talking about ending racism to doing something that’s relevant. He challenged the African-American church, radio stations, and HBCUs to take the lead.

Speaker, Motivator, Author, Business Trainer, and Life Coach Dr. Sinclair Grey III joins the conversation this week.

An inspirational speaker, motivator, author, organizer and “liberator of persons from all intellectual, social and cultural walks of life”, Dr. Sinclair Grey, III is a committed advocate for communal change. As a strong proponent of gathering the masses through grassroots efforts, Dr. Grey has dedicated much of his life to mobilizing and inspiring others to achieve their true potential.

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