Third Rail Eps 29: Race, Change and Central Brooklyn schools

Our conversation on this episode centers around race, change and Central Brooklyn schools– where the personal meets the political.


FullSizeRenderFaraji Hannah-Jones, Co-PTA President, P.S.307

Max Freedman, New School Graduate Student, Researching race and social change in NY’s public schools


1. The Political Stakes
Here we are exploring the political and racial dimensions in Central Brooklyn districts, including one next door to the Farragut Houses, on the outskirts of Forte Green. We’ll look at what is at stake and the story of change that is impacting schools in this area.

2. The Personal Stakes
We discuss what is personally at stake for activist parents in Central Brooklyn who value both traditional public education and predominately black school environments.

3. “Tell em why you mad”

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