Who is John Brittain? Why was he respected in Hartford? (p. 33-35)
Explain one of the main arguments of the Sheff v. O’Neill case. (p. 35-36)
By 2000, Eaton explained that segregation in the neighborhood surrounding Simpson-Waverly “had evolved
into a largely accepted reality.” Why? (p. 36-38)
Explain what happened to the demographics of the Blue Hills neighborhood by the 1990s? (p. 39-40)
What were the hopes and dreams of Jeremy and his classmates? (p. 41-43)
What is the history lesson about immigration and race relations? (p. 44-47)
What do we discover about real estate associations/brokers and their role in segregated neighborhoods? (p.
What was the connection between Hartford and Puerto Rico during the 1950s-1960s? (p. 47-48)
How did the federal government contribute to segregation (or race and class isolation)? (p. 53-54)
What did testimony reveal about the condition of Hartford’s separate and segregated schools? (p. 121-127)
What did the testimony of Jomill Braddock (sociologist) and William Trent (professor) reveal about the
detrimental effects of separate and segregated schools? (p. 128-133)
Re-read p. 144. What is the difference between minority and white employees who worked for Aetna, as
described by Badi Foster?