Despite desegregation efforts and court intervention, public schools across the nation still reinforce and perpetuate racial inequality, says author and Columbia University Professor Ansley Erickson. She joins us for the Sound of Ideas to discuss her new book, "Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits." Plus, NASA Glenn's role in studying how fire behaves when it leaves the Earth's atmosphere.
-Ansley Erickson, Assistant Professor of History and Education, Columbia University, Author of Making the Unequal Metropolis
-Dave Backer, Visiting Professor of Social Foundations of Education, Cleveland State University
-Ronnie Dunn, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Cleveland State University, Co-author of Boycotts Bussing and Beyond: The History and Implications of School Desegregation
-Dave Urban, Principal Investigator for Saffire, Spacecraft Fire Experiment-I, NASA Glenn Research Center