Nikole Hannah-Jones


Nikole Hannah-Jones appears in the following:

What Good School Integration Might Look Like

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Schools like the Brooklyn New School have become highly attractive to parents, in part because of their diverse student bodies, but City Councilman Brad Lander says we need more options.

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'Separate But Equal' Never Ended in Education

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Normandy school district near Ferguson, MO (where Michael Brown went), tells the story of failing schools, segregation and an accidental integration plan.

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Behind a Big Supreme Court Case

Friday, March 22, 2013

In the next couple of months the Supreme Court will issue a decision in the case of Fisher vs. University of Texas at Austin. The case may determine the future of Affirmative Action, but news coverage that centers on the sympathetic plaintiff in the case misses a fascinating back story. Bob talks with ProPublica reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones about the case.

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Housing Integration

Thursday, December 06, 2012

ProPublica reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones; Fred Freiberg, Executive Director of the Fair Housing Justice Center; and Betsy Julian, former Housing and Urban Development executive, discuss why the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which was supposed to help integrate cities, has gone largely unenforced, and what HUD should do to integrate cities. Nikole Hannah-Jones has been reporting on the topic for ProPublica, and you can read her articles here, and she's the author of a Kindle single called Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law.

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