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Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes: Nothing Fair About It
The morning after Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968, Iowa schoolteacher Jane Elliott decided to teach her third-grade class about discrimination with a startling, now-famed blue-eyed/brown-eyed experiment. Today a renowned diversity trainer whose story is told in the Frontline documentary "A Class Divided," Elliott was chillingly successful in turning a roomful of kids against each other in minutes. This, she finally explains to her wide-eyed charges, is how racism works. Revisited here to mark SCOTUS' shameful dismantling of the Voting Rights Act.