Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Montgomery County Public Schools recently denied a local girl admission to a language immersion program, and her father now says discrimination is to blame. He filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government, alleging that the school district fails to conduct meaningful outreach to minority families. His complaint comes after a recently-released report revealed that language immersion and other special programs in the district are disproportionately filled with white students.
- Will Jawando Fellow, The Aspen Institute; Parent, Montgomery County Public Schools
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