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As president of Parents for Public Schools of Jackson for 12 years, Susan Womack worked to keep middle-class black and white families in Jackson Public Schools, but found that many who could afford it left the public schools.

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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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