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As Long as the Two Opposing Perspectives Remain at Odds

Earlier this month, NBC’s Today Show aired a segment titled “Inside the school hoping to end self-segregation in Alabama County.” It featured the newly created University Charter School (UCS) in Livingston, which is the county seat of Sumter County in west Alabama near the Mississippi line. I was pleased to see that Weekend Today co-anchor Sheinelle Jones showed integrated classrooms that were active, clean, and well-lit, as well as the school’s white leader, a black teacher, and one set of white parents, all of whom were locals and all of whom praised… Read more As Long as the Two Opposing Perspectives Remain at Odds