A recent article in the New York Times Magazine by Nikole Hannah-Jones provides a comprehensive overview of school segregation in the United States, especially New York City. A follow up to her powerful podcast on This American Life that zeroed in on school segregation as a continued reason for the opportunity gap between black and latino youth and their white counterparts, the piece in the NYT provides historical context on this issue delivered via a personal opinion piece as a NYC public school parent.
An in-depth and fascinating read, click on the links above to read the article from Nikole Hannah-Jones in full and visit the This American Life Podcast(s) here. As a bonus, if you are interested, Nikole Hannah-Jones will be the featured guest at the Sadie Nash Leadership Project’s 7th Annual Garden Party! Tickets here.