the Dozier School

Not far fom the Dozier School, a small cemetery with 31 metal crosses is thought to contain further unmarked graves of children murdered by the staff

America’s brutal borstals: The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead, reviewed

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Based on a notorious reform school in Florida whose staff tortured and even murdered the adolescents in their care, The Nickel Boys is heartbreakingly good, says Philip Hensher