WBEZ | ap world history http://www.wbez.org/tags/ap-world-history Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Discussing Nelson Mandela in room 215 at Whitney Young http://www.wbez.org/news/discussing-nelson-mandela-room-215-whitney-young-109324 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/WY mandela mrs. boyle photo.JPG" alt="" /><p><p dir="ltr">Anne-Michele Boyle teaches history at Whitney Young Magnet High School, one of the city&rsquo;s few integrated schools.</p><p dir="ltr">Last night, when she heard Nelson Mandela had died, she tossed out her lesson plans to discuss the former South African president, who brought an end to the country&rsquo;s institutional racism known as apartheid.</p><p dir="ltr">WBEZ producer Becky Vevea visited room 215 for Ms. Boyle&rsquo;s 3rd period AP World History class on Friday, the day after Mandela&rsquo;s death. Listen to the story:</p><div><p dir="ltr"><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/123585841&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe>Many students of the students at Whitney Young also spoke about racism as it impacts us today.&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr">Listen to a full discussion about the visit to Ms. Boyle&rsquo;s class on WBEZ&rsquo;s Afternoon Shift with host Niala Boodhoo:&nbsp;</p></div><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/123580096&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><em>Becky is a producer for WBEZ. Follow her on Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/beckyleah15">@b</a><a href="http://www.twitter.com/beckyvevea">eckyvevea</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/WBEZeducation">@WBEZeducation</a>.&nbsp;</em></p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:50:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/news/discussing-nelson-mandela-room-215-whitney-young-109324