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“Essay B” podcast

(Aired September 8, 2017)

Description: This podcast explores the issue of who benefits from school integration. In particular, acts one and two consider the case of the two first black students to enroll in an all-white private prep. school in Virginia, and how they were thought to benefit white kids by instilling them with the belief that integration was beneficial to society. This podcast is useful for thinking through the potential costs of integration.

Topics/Themes: Segregation