UNC Center for Civil Rights http://wunc.org en Segregation Again http://wunc.org/post/segregation-again <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">This year marks the 60th anniversary of&nbsp;</span></font><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><i>Brown V. Board of Education</i></span></font><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">, the landmark Supreme Court decision that ushered in the era of school desegregation.</span></font></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:03:28 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 37976 at http://wunc.org Segregation Again Report Details Plight Of NC's Segregated Neighborhoods http://wunc.org/post/report-details-plight-ncs-segregated-neighborhoods <p>A <a href="http://www.uncinclusionproject.org/">new report</a> from the UNC Center for Civil Rights highlights the issues faced by some segregated communities in North Carolina.</p><p>The report refers to these neighborhoods as “excluded communities.”</p><p>“What we’re talking about are communities that are somehow not fully included in the political, social, civic, and economic life of the state of North Carolina,” says Peter Gilbert, the author of the report</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 22469 at http://wunc.org Report Details Plight Of NC's Segregated Neighborhoods Civil Rights Lawyer Follows Twisted Road To Justice http://wunc.org/post/civil-rights-lawyer-follows-twisted-road-justice <p></p><p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Mark Dorosin’s path to civil rights law was never straight. He followed many a winding course, skirting the optimism of teaching, exploring the pride of public office and even holding down the 9 to 5 as a manager at Blockbuster Video.</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:49:09 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 11814 at http://wunc.org Civil Rights Lawyer Follows Twisted Road To Justice UNC Civil Rights Center Targets Halifax Schools http://wunc.org/post/unc-civil-rights-center-targets-halifax-schools <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Attorneys with the UNC-Chapel Hill Law School’s Center for Civil Rights say the three separate school districts in Halifax County are inherently unequal.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 May 2011 21:05:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8839 at http://wunc.org