Separate & Unequal: American Education w Camille Walsh

  
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In this episode with Camille Walsh:

We discuss the state of American public schools, and how it is meant to uphold racism and inequality by design. We also talk about her book Racial Taxation

Detroit Public Schools:

Grosse Pointe High Schools

I wasn’t kidding when I said “It looks like a castle”

Show Notes:

  • 1:00 - Who is a taxpayer and what is taxpayer money?

  • 4:35 - Parents and Taxpayer Association

  • 8:30 - Slavery, Reconstruction and the Rise of Property-tax funded local schools

  • 10:00 - Emergence of “Separate and Unequal”

  • 12:30 - Milliken v. Bradley

  • 22:00 - Samantha Bee and Jason Jones’ supporting School Segregation

  • 27:38 - Do we have a right to an education in America?

  • 33:00 - Segregation Vouchers and Charter Schools

  • 36:00 - Why didn’t the Federal government step in?

  • 38:00 - School Boards and what is allowed to be taught

  • 39:00 - Why Texas controls all public education?

  • 43:00 - Advice for concerned parents

  • 44:00 - I diss Guilford Public Schools a bit (nothing personal)

  • 45:00 - University and State Residency Requirements in Education

    Are you happy with your public schools?

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