MONROE COUNTY’S SECRET ROADMAP TO RESEGREGATION

 
MONROE COUNTY'S SECRET ROADMAP TO RESEGREGATION

It’s 7:30 am at the bus stop on Truman and Emma.  Eleven-year old Dimitri is about to climb into the morning school bus.  Like him, most of the kids sitting on the bus are African American.  Like them, he has a mere 40% probability of graduating from high school with his classmates; a stark difference […]

Blue Lagoon Children: A Hard Landing Into Key West's Racial Divide

 
Blue Lagoon Children:  A Hard Landing Into Key West's Racial Divide

Naomi and Bhajan grew up on boats anchored behind Wisteria Island.  Like many other kids living on the anchorage, they explored the island, sang for tips at Mallory Square, and rowed back and forth on kayaks to boat sleepovers.   When Hurricane Wilma sunk most boats, the families moved onto Wisteria Island for a time.  With […]

Blue Lagoon Children: A Hard Landing Into Key West’s Racial Divide

 
Blue Lagoon Children:  A Hard Landing Into Key West's Racial Divide

Naomi and Bhajan grew up on boats anchored behind Wisteria Island.  Like many other kids living on the anchorage, they explored the island, sang for tips at Mallory Square, and rowed back and forth on kayaks to boat sleepovers.   When Hurricane Wilma sunk most boats, the families moved onto Wisteria Island for a time.  With […]