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Students Deserve Better (Kerry Washington and Julián Castro)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss college admissions, standardized testing, NCAA student athletes, and diversity in the suburbs. DeRay talks to actress Kerry Washington about her work on Netflix’s “American Son”. Then, DeRay and presidential candidate Julián Castro chat by phone briefly to discuss Castro’s police reform plan.

Show Notes:

Bloomberg: What If Everyone Applied to College?

The New Yorker: A Civil-Rights Challenge to Testing Joins the College-Admissions Battle

The Atlantic: The NCAA Had to Cut Athletes a Better Deal

The New York Times: Are the Suburbs Turning Democratic?

Watch American Son on Netflix

Julián Castro