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May 23, 2014

This month marks the anniversary of Brown v. Board, the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared 'separate but equal' education unconstitutional and provided the legal basis for desegregating schools.

Sixty years later, data from The Civil Rights Project at UCLA shows American schools are actually more racially isolated than ever.

Nikole Hannah-Jones is a reporter with ProPublica. Her most recent story looks at why schools are as segregated now as they were before the landmark decision.

Listen to our interview with Nikole at the Education Writers Association's national seminar in Nashville:

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