When A Math Prodigy Lives in the Bronx

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Emyr Willis, Thays Garcis and Jonathan Jackson last summer riding the subway from the Bronx to the math program they attended, Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics

Amy Harmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning national correspondent for The New York Times, joins us to discuss her recent piece, “Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math Whizzes” about a NYC camp for pre-teens from lower income public schools who all have a high math aptitude. Harmon will be joined by three of the students: Thays Garcia, Jonathan “JJ” Jackson and Emyr Willis