563: The Problem We All Live With - Part Two

563: The Problem We All Live With - Part Two

Aug 7, 2015
Last week we looked at a school district integrating by accident. This week: a city going all out to integrate its schools. Plus, a girl who comes up with her own one-woman integration plan. (Part one.)
  • Chana Joffe-Walt talks to Kiana, who went to a school that was overwhelmingly black and Latino, but when some white students showed up one day on an exchange program, she went up to them eagerly. And since then, has embarked on a one-woman school integration program. Among other things, she wanted to see “white wasted.” (9 minutes)

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School Teacher, by Norman Rockwell. From the website of the Norman Rockwell Museum.

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