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September 29, 2023

Reflections on “America to Me”

As Oak Park River Forest High School celebrates 150 years, Steve James’ sat down to discuss his 2018 powerhouse 10-part series America to Me with Wednesday Journal. From the hesitance of school administration to the reluctance from parents to allow student’s participation, the series depiction of the high school and racial disparities it highlighted have had a lasting impact.

Read the full story: A Documentary that Captured a Moment in Time