This post, paltry as it is, is dedicated to Big D, Babu, and my students. Because of desegregation, because of integrated schools, I met all of them and my life is so much richer - so much more "color-full" - for the knowledge.
Enough of my own rage at my own inteligensia-class problems. Historians may one day mark yesterday as the day that the Supreme Court overturned the Brown decision, much as Brown overturned Plessy.* Because, if I were to begin to comment on this decision, my rage would make me completely incoherent (hence, I shy away from political posts), let me direct you to some sites where the writers are more skilled at focusing their own political rage:
In related Civil Rights discussions, see "What is this Going to Cost Me?" by GayProf at Center of Gravitas.
*I understand, from some legal scholars, that, technically, this is not precisely true; but practically, Plessy legalized segregation, Brown began the end of segregation, and this decision seems to approve of segregation.