The Building Blocks of Segregation

Premiere DateJun 10, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 Solidarity with the Vox Union
10:15 Just John on the debate between David French and Sohrab Ahmari
44:32 Test Prep programs drive segregation in New York City
59:00 Credits, “Diamond in the Dark” by Apex Manor
60:13 Finish

A deep dive into how New York City’s specialized high school purged Black and Latino students in the last few decades, John on a conservative media debate, and listener mail on the Straight Pride Parade.

Stuyvesant High School
photo courtesy of PointsofNoReturn via Wikimedia Commons

John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…