Michelle O says students of colour lag behind

Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, while the first lady, Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools … Read the rest

US civil rights march was a watershed event

by Shaun Tandon

As 250,000 people packed central Washington to push for civil rights 50 years ago, the actor Burt Lancaster opened a scroll and read a petition brought in from Paris.

The statement, signed by 1,500 Americans in the … Read the rest