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Brenda Walker graduated from integrated Lanier High School in 1971 after experiencing frequent school days cut short at Provine High School. Photo by Stephen Wilson

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How Integration Failed in Jackson’s Public Schools from 1969 to 2017

Jackson's public schools, like the majority in the state, remained solidly separate and unequal in the 1950s and 1960s despite the ruling in the Brown v. Topeka Board of Education …


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