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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
In school districts across the nation, talented African Americans and other students of color are denied a fair opportunity to gain access to the life-changing educational experiences provided by specialized schools for high-achieving students and gifted/talented education programs. As a result, elite public schools and programs, which provide key pathways to college and then to leadership locally, regionally, and nationally, are among the most segregated.
LDF's Rachel Kleinman, Assistant Counsel in the Education Group, talks with 'BronxTalk' host Gary Axelbank about the complaint challenging the admissions process at Specialized High Schools.