In California, where 76 percent of its K-12 enrollment is students of color, diversifying public colleges and universities is a top priority.
There are over a dozen streets, parks or monuments in Orange County named after former Klan members — and one elementary school.
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Of all the national trendsetting ballot measures decided by California voters in the last generation, perhaps none was more divisive than Proposition 209. It banned racial considerations — otherwise known as affirmative action.
For Dick Gregory, American racism was a senseless fact of life: “I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.”