Newswire: John Oliver pushes for an end to school segregation, Tuesday elections

After paying the attention due to Anthony Weiner’s career-killing dick—which could be about to strike again—John Oliver devoted Last Week Tonight’s long segment to school segregation and integration, two seemingly opposite concepts that very much exist in the same time and space, but have yet to eliminate each other in a matter/antimatter-like collision. Sadly, like Brown V. Board Of Education and the Civil Rights Act, the push for integrated schools hasn’t ever fully done away with segregation. Even worse, it seems distinct districts are on the rise.

Oliver’s report details the continuation of school segregation, which is on the uptick again thanks to white parents finding equality oppressive, and politicians suggesting the “post-racial” society we live in hardly warrants countermeasures. The negative aspects off keeping populations apart all through their formative years are obvious, with racial bias among them. So are the pros …

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