Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom - Chapters 2 & 3 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter, like the others, was originally designed to serve as an essay. The author gives a brief account of her own experience of the racial integration of schools. For her this happened during secondary school. Her perception of it was that the black kids had to get up earlier so they could be bussed farther in order to integrate white schools. She writes that this was primarily disturbing, as she was one of so many who had really liked their previous school. Then, she writes, this integration was followed by continuing segregation. Next, she explains that she did make friends with a white boy-man at her high school. This small feat resulted in a fair amount of drama, and there were extensive discussions just to reach a decision that it would be alright for her to have dinner at his home with his parents...

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