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Class and Inequality: The Classroom in Crisis

Victoria Baena Boston Review
Education is struggle. Of the books under review, one shows community college students pioneering reading methods and expanding canons that came late to the Ivies. The second looks at a key figure in the African American intellectual tradition.

The ‘New Redlining’ Is Deciding Who Lives in Your Neighborhood

Richard D. Kahlenberg New York Times
If you care about social justice, you have to care about zoning. Taking on exclusionary zoning also begins to address two other challenges the Biden administration has identified: the housing affordability crisis and climate change.

How Wisconsin Became a Bastion of White Supremacy

Emma Roller The New Republic
If Democrats want to win Wisconsin this fall—a big “if” still, according to Democrats on the ground—they will have to face down the ugly, and still largely unacknowledged, legacy of white supremacy in America’s Dairyland.

Friday Nite Videos | July 10, 2020

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The Myth of De Facto Segregation. John Prine | Some Humans Ain't Human. Irresistible | Movie. Jesus Sets the Record Straight. Hot Take Crew Ballistic Over Supreme Court's Trump Tax Returns Ruling.

The Myth of De Facto Segregation

‘The racial segregation in every metropolitan area in this country was created by racially explicit government policy, designed to create racial boundaries.’

Friday Nite Videos | June 12, 2020

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Police | John Oliver. Leonard Cohen | Anthem (w/lyrics). Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution | Movie. Invade Us, Canada | The Daily Show. Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down.
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