Latin lives! William McGurn, WSJ Thursday, April 20, 2017 At the Boys’ Latin school in Philadelphia, an African-American institution in the midst of poverty and failure, students succeed — in large measure because they learn the Dead Language. Says the head of school: “Nobody expects black boys to do Latin, because it’s hard. And that’s exactly why we do it.” © 2017 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own. Comment on this column at: Facebook Twitter Comments are closed.