Episode 169




Published on September 8, 2020

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  • Them by Nils Frahm
  • Feathers by Poppy Ackroyd


  • You can read Myles Horton’s book.
  • I found The Birth of Citizen Schools: Entwining the Struggles for Literacy and Freedom by David P. Levine particularly useful.
  • And especially Clare Russell’s “A Beautician Without Teacher Training: Bernice Robinson, Citizen Schools and women in the Civil Rights Movement.”

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