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School Colors is a documentary podcast series about race, class, and power in American cities - told through the story of one public school district in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

School Colors is a documentary podcast series about race, class, and power in American cities - told through the story of one public school district in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
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United States

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School Colors is a documentary podcast series about race, class, and power in American cities - told through the story of one public school district in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

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English


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Preview: Ocean Hill-Brownsville, Part 1

12/10/2018
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For three years in the late 1960s, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Ocean Hill-Brownsville was at the epicenter of an experiment in community control of schools. Today, Ocean Hill-Brownsville is mostly remembered for the longest teachers' strike in American history: 36 days in the fall of 1968. But Ocean Hill-Brownsville helped to shape a particular brand of defiant, independent, and intensely proud Black activism that would define political life in Central Brooklyn for generations. And students...

Duration:00:59:47