Harper High School: Parts I and II
This stark two-part radio series follows students, school staff and families as they confront and cope with the deeply disruptive impact of gun violence on their everyday lives. The series offers revelatory insights into gang geography, youth culture, the corrosive impact of trauma and the overwhelming limitations to stemming the tide of violence. Judges called “Harper High School” “profoundly moving” and “extraordinarily comprehensive and compassionate” in its complexity. Originally broadcasted on NPR in February 2013.
Click here to read the full transcript from Harper High School: Part I.
Click here to read the full transcript from Harper High School: Part II.
Check out a slideshow of Bill Healy's photographs from Harper High below: