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Walter Stern on Race and Education in New Orleans: Creating The Segregated City

Walter Stern
Walter Stern

In this episode, we hear from Walter Stern, an assistant professor in the History and Educational Policy Studies departments at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He discusses his recent book called Race and Education in New Orleans: Creating the Segregated City. His book, which focuses on the period from 1764–1960, looks at the role that schools played in the segregation of American cities with a particular focus on New Orleans.


Education & Training, Housing, Housing General, Inequality & Mobility, K-12 Education, Place, Place General, Racial/Ethnic Inequality