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Boston School Desegregation Resource Guide


Getting Started

Resources to Understanding the Various Perspectives During the Desegregation of Boston Schools

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1974 photo of police escorting bussesAssociated Press Photo: Boston, September 14, 1974

Boston Desegregation

Although many cities across the United States experienced the tumultuous pains of integrating schools, Boston's politically charged and segregated neighborhoods experienced some of the most violent protests and apprehension in the North.

This comprehensive guide will provide resources to research the different stakeholders involved in school segregation issue in Boston. This resource provides information for researchers, teachers and K-12 students.


Sr. Liaison Librarian for Curriculum Materials