Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS Appears in “Nick News with Linda Ellerbee”
Nick News: "Black, White, and Brown V. Board of Education: A Return to Segregated Schools?" S1
To honor Black History month, Nickelodeon's Nick News with Linda Ellerbee featured a segment titled “Black, White, and Brown v. Board of Education: A Return to Segregated Schools?”
The half-hour special focused on the landmark decision to abolish a system of segregation in public schools. The episode also delved into current issues of inequality with the nation's public school system, highlighting four students from Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS, a high performing or Tier 1 school in Southeast DC. Sophomores Darrius Cook and Asia Boulware, and freshmen Phillonda Williams and Jeremiah Simms tell what it means to them to go to a high performing segregated school.