A Willingness To Relinquish Rights Begins In The Classroom

“Students possess fundamental rights which the State must respect”
Associate Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas
Less than six weeks ago, area residents were dismayed to discover visits to local Dunkin’ Donut shops were not only being recorded by video cameras, but patron’s conversations were being taped as well.  Moreover, it appears such …

A Nation’s Dream At Risk

“I have a dream …”
Martin Luther King
Thirty-nine years ago this month, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned its 1896 doctrine by declaring, “separate but equal institutions for whites and blacks, had no place in education and were inherently unequal.”  The intervening decades witnessed remarkable progress toward the enfranchisement of America’s minorities, …