Young, Gifted and Black: On the Experience of Black Students in CMS

By Malin Curry

Most people know about the 1954 Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education. A decision that ruled educational facilities exclusively for whites and Blacks, or “separate but equal spaces,” were inherently unequal. They know that 12 Black families in Topeka, Kansas got together to sue the Board of Education there. That their…