May 14th, 1980

LISTEN: Race Against Time series: School Desegregation Since 1954 (1980)

( Click here to download the podcast )

Broadcast in 1980 on John Merrow’s National Public Radio program, Options in Education, this series commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Brown v Board of Education decision to declare school segregation unconstitutional. Centering on the 5 communities that served as catalysts for the 1954 Supreme Court decision, these reports feature interviews with the plantiffs involved in the struggle, as well as students, experts, and more.

Listen below:

Part 1: Clarendon County, South Carolina (.mp3)

Part 2: Prince Edward County, Virginia (.mp3)

Part 3: Washington, DC (.mp3)

Part 4: Topeka, Kansas(.mp3)

Part 5: Wilmington, Delaware (.mp3)

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