Editor Apologizes For Philadelphia Magazine’s October Education Issue For Being Racially Insensitive
That’s why so many people found it jarring when Philadelphia magazine’s October education issue featured a photograph of a group of white children.
The text on the cover didn’t help: “How to get your kid a great education … without moving to the ‘burbs,” it reads.
Coupled with the photo, plenty of people saw the cover package as a not-so-hard-to-break code that speaks to the segregation of both housing and schools: good schools are white schools, and white schools are in white neighborhoods.
By Emma Brown September 29 at 1:21 PM