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Confronting Division: Racial Realities in D.C. Classrooms

Alex Burchfield

November 6, 2009


Filed under Campus Life, Culture, The District, Uncategorized

Birney Elementary School looms over the Anacostia Metro stop, casting a  shadow on the Barry Farm neighborhood. The metal cages and bars on the windows give the school the appearance of a prison. Inside, the sweltering heat suffocates. Children run amok up and down the hallways screaming and shouti...