Stories tagged: segregation
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
On Sept. 15, 1918, Samuel Moore and his girlfriend Sadie Miller attempted to attend a vaudeville performance at Spokane’s Pantages Theatre. An usher told them that because they were black, …
Tue., June 18, 2019
A Spokane jury a black man in Spokane a judgment of $200 after he sued the Pantages Theater for ordering him to sit in the second balcony.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
Rosa D. Malone arrived in Spokane as a Works Progress Administration supervisor and founded the Booker T. Washington Community Center in the basement of Calvary Baptist Church in 1937.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Charter schools are among the nation’s most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds – an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
I had forgotten that we’ve been here before, that our history is a litany of people pushing us back after every forward step.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 6 a.m.
In more than 30 plats or subdivisions across Spokane County, covenants restricting home sales to whites still exist. They have no force of law, but would take individual action to …
Sat., March 21, 2015
Max Pavesic wasn’t sure what awaited him as the train rolled into the station in Jackson, Mississippi. During the summer of 1961, Pavesic was a 21-year-old college student and one …
Wed., Jan. 29, 1997
Older cities in the Northeast and Midwest are now the nation’s most racially segregated and will probably stay that way without a Rust Belt revival in construction, says the author …