Classmates (Making Trouble)

Published on February 25, 2022

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  • Fragment I by Library Tapes
  • Don’t Forget to Breathe Eh by Kelpe
  • Here I Am, Two Warships by Spirituals
  • Elfe by Dario Lessing
  • Jahrzeit from American Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Alarm Will Sound’s version of Jynweythek ylow
  • 2400 by Martyn Hynes


  • I found a couple of books particularly useful if you want to learn more about Barbara Johns. Richard Kluger’s classic Simple Justice and a really lovely book for younger readers called The Girl From the Tar Paper School by Teri Kanefield.

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