Adam Bonin

The Supreme Court Just Took Us Back to the Days of Segregation

In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday, the Supreme Court told local school districts that they cannot take even modest steps to overcome residential segregation and ensure that schools within their diverse cities themselves remain racially mixed unless they can prove that such classifications are narrowly tailored to achieve specific educational benefits.  But they swear they haven't overturned Brown v. Board of Education. Writes the Chief Justice:

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