On June 25, 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in Shelby v. Holder, the landmark case that called into question the constitutionality of Section Five of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Abigail Perkiss's posts.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University examines protests over the Ferguson situation and the use of the word “riot,” which has a long and complicated history in United States history.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at long, complicated relationship between local and state control over Philadelphia schools, which is heading to the legal system in a contract fight.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University in Union, New Jersey looks at how the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision led to an end to racial inequity in public schools in the north.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at a landmark 1948 Supreme Court decision that started the end of legally prescribed residential segregation in the United States.