Back in 2015, This American Life did a story about school segregation. They played audio of a meeting about students from a majority black school transferring to a majority white school because the former school lost its accreditation. One white parent said this: “I want to know where the metal detectors are going to be, and I want to know whether your drug sniffing dogs are going to be [there].”

That’s my country. If you’re an American, that’s your country, too.

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