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In 2012, the fever broke, and the Albertville city council stopped targeting Latino residents. The mayor says he and the council are taking a cue from the public schools.
Back in the late 1960s, a wealthy tobacco heiress saw that integration was happening all around thecountry—except at prep schools in the South. So she set out to find the best black students inneighborhood public schools—in hopes of teaching the white prep-school students to be less bigoted.Mosi Secret tells the story of how the first two black students to integrate Virginia Episcopal Academy succeeded beyond anyone’s expectations.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. So is This American Life producer Susan Burton.