A very thought provoking poem by Nonnie Jules. How does this make you feel?
Last night I happened upon a very interesting documentary about the desegregation of busing in Boston public schools. The call for desegregation and the first years of its implementation, led to a series of racial protests and riots that brought national attention, particularly from 1974 to 1976. It led to a decline of public school enrollment and white flight to the suburbs. (ref: Wikipedia)
One teacher asked his class of all black students, why did they think the white kids left their school? The response was: “They didn’t want to sit next to us.” #Sad. I recently heard a white kid say: “They are prejudiced against us, too.” WOW! (When the word too is used, we openly admit that it is going on.)
I don’t recall the name of the documentary as I came in on the middle of it, but it moved me so much…
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