The Integrated Schools Podcast

Ep 23 - Grappling with Brown v. Board (BvB@65)

Episode Summary

We talk with Anna about what we learned from our BvB@65 series. What is the difference between desegregation and integration, and why does it matter.

Episode Notes

In this final episode of the series Brown v. Board at 65: The Stories We Tell Ourselves, we take some time to grapple with the stories we have heard. Reflecting on what our guests have shared (Dr. Rucker Johnson, Dr. Noliwe Rooks, Dr. Amanda Lewis, David Hinojosa, Greg and Carol), we talk with Anna about what we have learned and where do we go from here. For the path forward, why does it matter to distinguish between desegregation and integration, to decenter whiteness, and to think about the interactions between policy and cultural shifts?

-Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works - Rucker Johnson
-Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education - Noliwe Rooks
- Despite The Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools - Amanda Lewis and John Diamond
-Linda Darling-Hammond

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The Integrated Schools Podcast is produced by Courtney Mykytyn and Andrew Lefkowits. Audio editing and mixing by Andrew Lefkowits. Music by Kevin Casey.