How online ratings make good schools look bad

In the US, most kids go to school based on where they live. That means, when families decide where to live, one big factor is: How good is the school in the neighborhood? So how do you figure that out? Well, you could visit the …

American segregation, mapped at day and night

American segregation, mapped at day and night

This was Levittown, Pennsylvania, shortly after World War II. In a suburb that explicitly promised a white-only neighborhood. And it wasn’t some outlier. It was the prototypical suburb, built by the father of suburbia — Bill Levitt — who created several suburbs around the US, …

Why Cities Are Still So Segregated | Let’s Talk | NPR

Why Cities Are Still So Segregated | Let’s Talk | NPR

Chris Rock: You know what’s so sad, man? You know what’s wild? Martin Luther King stood for nonviolence. Now what’s Martin Luther King? A street. And I don’t give a f*** where you at in America, If you on Martin Luther King Boulevard there’s some …