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Media Outlet: This American Life

Mosi Secret narrated his New York Times Magazine article about an effort to integrate the South's elite prep schools on National Public Radio's "This American Life."

In 1967, the first two black students were enrolled at an all-white private boarding school in Virginia. The main reason they were there? To benefit the white kids. This week: stories about being enlisted to benefit another person’s educational experience. A version of this story appears in The New York Times Magazine.

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Mosi Secret, Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow, will write a book about a little known effort to desegregate elite boarding schools in the South beginning in the late 1960s.