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Christopher Bonastia

Christopher Bonastia is Professor of Sociology at Lehman College and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. He is currently working on his third book, which examines the history of school and housing segregation in New York City.

Prince Edward County School (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

When a Memoir Tells Half the Story: Prince Edward County and School Desegregation

Kristen Green's memoir Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County neglects the broader significance of the county's school desegregation crisis.