THE TWO BEST KEPT SECRETS ABOUT SCHOOL INTEGRATION

Sam Smith 1. It would have been much easier if, at the time the country was fighting over school integration, it hadn't segregated its cities with hardly any debate. 2. It would have been much easier if zip code had been included as well as ethnicity. Even today, the issues of segregation by neighborhood and … Continue reading THE TWO BEST KEPT SECRETS ABOUT SCHOOL INTEGRATION

Back to school: Memoirs of a parent association president

Sam Smith 1975 My worries over being named president of the John Eaton Elementary School parents association in the mid 1970s were aggravated by reminders that I would be the first man to hold the post. I recalled a Howard University professor telling me how he had integrated a bowling league in the 1950s only … Continue reading Back to school: Memoirs of a parent association president