Impact University: Race

Podcasts & Radio

The Problem We All Live With >

Hannah-Jones, Nikole. (2015-07-31, This American Life): Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program.

Podcasts & Radio

The Problem We All Live With (Part 2) >

In Part 1, This American Life looked at a school district integrating by accident. In Part 2: a city going all out to integrate its schools. Plus, a girl who comes up with her own one-woman integration plan.

Podcasts & Radio

The Problem We All Live With (Part 1) >

Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. But there's one thing nobody tries anymore, despite lots of evidence that it works: desegregation. Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program. First of a two-part series.

Education

Harper High School (Part 1) >

Harper High School in Chicago bears a burden few schools must suffer: in one year, 29 students were shot. This podcast presents a poignant look at gang activity in an impoverished neighborhood through the lens of teenage life.

Education

Harper High School (Part 2) >

In this continuation of the Harper High School podcast, we learn how the violence affects school celebrations, we learn more about the origins of gangs and gang violence, and the sources of the weapons that fuel it.

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