7 December 2016

The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and School Segregation

For the week of December 11, 2016

Cheryl Brown Henderson discusses growing up with the legacy of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

Guests: Guest Host Chris Stewart of the Podcast Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart interviews Cheryl Brown Henderson, founder of the Brown Foundation For Equity, Excellence and Research

  • Part 1 – 13:30

    Part 1
    What was it like to grow up as the child of one of the plaintiffs (and namesake) of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education?

  • Part 2 – 13:04

    Part 2
    Brown v. Board of Education was decided in 1954, yet education disparities between white children and children of color remain. Brown Henderson discusses what the Brown case means today and the importance of providing African American parents with options and resources for quality education.

    You can find Chris Stewart’s podcast Rock The Schools at http://citizenstewart.org/podcast/

    More information on Cheryl Brown Henderson’s Brown Foundation can be found at http://brownvboard.org/