625: Essay B

625: Essay B

Sep 8, 2017
In 1967, the first two black students were enrolled at an all-white private boarding school in Virginia. The main reason they were there? To benefit the white kids. This week: stories about being enlisted to benefit another person’s educational experience. A version of this story appears in The New York Times Magazine.
  • Mosi Secret’s story continues. We find out about a black student who struggled at VES. And learn what, almost fifty years later, a white student makes of an experiment supposedly undertaken for his benefit. A version of Mosi’s story appears in The New York Times Magazine. (13 minutes)
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    • "Maybe It’ll Rub Off", Tower of Power

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