In “Brother’s Keeper,” the landscape is stark, the buildings are too, and so is what happens inside them. This is a Turkish boarding school for several hundred Kurdish students of various ages, who are told by one teacher that there is no such thing as the Kurdish region. Cruelty is part of the game, as is neglect. Esty Dinur reviews.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the United States government forced many Native American children to attend Christian, English-speaking boarding schools that forbade Native American languages, traditions, and practices. […]