By CNN's Deena Zaru
Sixty years ago today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that racial segregation in schools is unconstitutional; however, a reality of “separate but unequal” still exists in some American schools and is tied to the racial segregation of neighborhoods.
A Pew Research Center study found that in 2010 15.9% of white students attended a majority-minority school, compared to 79 percent of Hispanic and 76.5 percent of black students.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick weighs in on using the death penalty in the case of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on the 10 year anniversary of same-sex marriages being legal in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick reflects on the 60th anniversary of Brown v Board of Education and what he calls "the enrichment of leading an integrated life".
By CNN's Rick DiBella
Through the cacophony of noise that is political analyses and reporting comes our effort to cut through it all with a User’s Guide to slice and dice the story lines (in no particular order) from now till November.
1) Return of the Establishment. But will it mean GOP victories in the fall? The tea party’s candidates have failed to catch on in Kentucky, North Carolina and Mississippi, to name a few. Absent any one-time-witches in the field, there’s no guarantee that the tea party faithful will turn out in droves to push Sen. McConnell over the finish line.
2) Where art thou independents? Are the disenfranchised conservatives or are they middle of the road voters who are thoroughly ticked-off at Washington? Either way; will they vote?