Take Note: School Segregation & Brown V. Board Of Education 65 Years Later

May 10, 2019

Penn State professors Crystal Sanders and Erica Frankenberg organized the Brown@65 conference.

Sixty-five years ago, the Brown v. Board of Education supreme court decision found that separate was not equal. We’ll talk with the organizers of a Penn State conference on the historic case, about school segregation then… and now. 

Crystal Sanders is an associate professor of history and director of the Africana Research Center at Penn State. Erica Frankenberg is associate professor of education and demography and director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights at Penn State.   

Our guest host for today’s interview is Jenna Spinelle, host of the Democracy Works podcast produced by the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State, in collaboration with WPSU.