BLUE & GOLD AND BLACK: RACIAL INTEGRATION OF THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
ANNAPOLIS — Beach vacations often make vivid memories, and those made at Carr's Beach still linger — the sights and sounds of family get-togethers, church-organized picnics and star-studded performances by blues, R&B and jazz musicians.
From its inception, the signature creed of the United States has been the treatment of persons based on character, industry and achievement irrespective of skin color. The United States Supreme Court honored that creed in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (June 28, 2007) by invalidating elementary and secondary school assignments pivoting on race in both Seattle, Wash., and Louisville, Ky.