The Transylvania Times -

Re-segregating Our Schools


June 11, 2018

It has been 50 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Swann vs. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education that school districts had to take steps to integrate their schools.

Throughout the South, whites who refused to send their children to school with black children opened up small private schools, often under the guise of being Christian schools. However, most public schools were successfully integrated.

There were racial incidents at almost every school, but considering the turbulence of the time – the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., riots in cities,...

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