Gordon School: An Episode from Memphis, Part II

Two of the Memphis 13, and Four Periods of Desegregation in the Shelby County School System WITNESSES TO HISTORY By Sophia Mason Gordon School: An Episode…

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SB 30 Episode 23: Talking the new school year, and busing, with Chalkbeat’s Caroline Bauman & Kathryn Palmer

On this week’s StoryBoard 30, host Mark Fleischer sat down with Chalkbeat’s journalists Caroline Bauman and Kathryn Palmer to discuss expectations for the new school…

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Busing students to integrate Memphis schools was maligned by some, ‘opened a whole new world’ for others

Originally published July, 2019. Feature Image: The integrated sixth grade class at Raleigh Bartlett-Meadows in the mid-1970s. Jacqueline Hill-Ferby, who was bused to the school…

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