The Suburban Promise of Brown
Addressing Challenges to Sustaining
Racially Diverse Schools and Communities
A Symposium of Ideas, Solutions and Possibilities on the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
Once seen as havens for middle-class whites fleeing the cities, the American suburbs have become far more diverse, putting them at the epicenter of the struggle for integration and equal opportunity. Much progress is being made around these issues, especially in the area of fair housing, but the crisis of separate and unequal schools is as salient in the suburbs as anywhere.