Michael Bennet’s “equal is not equal” highlighted a tragic legacy in public schools
Updated: Apr 25
Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate featured exactly one moment of profound import.
When Colorado’s own Sen. Michael Bennet proclaimed “equal is not equal,” he highlighted the tragic legacy left in the shadow of one of our country’s most celebrated court cases, Brown v. Board of Education.
Sixty-five years after the Supreme Court ordered public schools desegregated, the underlying problem continues to plague us today, both in Colorado and across the country.