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Who Benefits from Less Segregated Schools? You Might Add White Kids To The List

Monday, October 19, 2015

Some new research suggests that ending America's devastating problems with school segregation is good for white kids, too. Over at NPR Ed, our colleague Anya Kamenetz describes these findings:

"Diverse schools, especially when kids attend them at an early age, are linked to cross-racial friendships," says [Virginia ...


'Fess Up, Grannies, You Ate The Butter Cookies

Friday, October 16, 2015

It was 2 p.m. at the Code Switch desk and conversation turned, as it often does in post-post-lunch stupor, to snacks. Who had some? Who needed some? Why does the NPR cafeteria close so early? (It's called, are you ready for this, Sound Bites.) Doesn't anyone have a Toblerone stashed ...


2 Teach For America Alums Say TFA Has Big Problems When It Comes To Race

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Teach for America gets young people to teach at some of the nation's poorest, brownest schools, and the organization has enjoyed largely uncritical public adoration for most of its 25 years. But over the past few years, former teachers have been raising serious questions about TFA's mission and treatment of ...


Meet Mozzified, A Site For Ramadan Recipes, Sharia Memes And Nosy-Auntie Jokes

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

A Muslim pop culture website: The idea seemed so obvious, Zainab Khan waited years for someone else to make one. A place for jokes about nosy aunties, sharing hijab hacks and Ramadan recipes, and advice on navigating Minder (yup, there's a Muslim Tinder).

But existing sites for young Muslims tended ...


Roundup: Some Of The Best Writing On Viola Davis' Emmy Win

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Actress Viola Davis took home an Emmy on Sunday night for her role as defense lawyer Annalise Keating on ABC's How to Get Away with Murder. The moment marked the first time in the Emmys' 67-year history that the award for Best Actress in a Drama went to a black ...