- "Unequal" section available for free on TD-Digital
Race in Richmond Read a special report on progress and problems in regional race relations and review coverage of the 50th anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling that ended school segregation.
- Special report: Race in Richmond
Race in Richmond Read a collection of special coverage.
- ‘Looking Back, Moving Forward’
Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond are co-sponsoring a two-day conference on race, class, opportunity and school boundaries in the Richmond region.
When: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the VCU Sports Medicine Building and 7:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at UR’s Jepson Alumni Center
Cost: Free, but registration required at spcs.richmond.edu/moving-forward/register.html
Information: Michelle Echko at the VCU School of Education-Educational Leadership: (804) 828-8736; or Claudia Mills at the UR Center for Leadership in Education: (804) 287-1899
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 11:57 am, Tue Jul 22, 2014.
Four decades have passed since Richmond had its brief moment at the forefront of the national struggle for school desegregation, but the impact of that day is still evident throughout central Virginia.
On May 21, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court — without the input of a justice who spent nine years as chairman of the Richmond School Board — ended the court-ordered merger of the school systems in the city and the counties of Chesterfield and Henrico.
Monday, March 11, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:57 am.