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Roxbury Community College

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1234 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury Crossing, 02120
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September 2023

The Boston Desegregation and Busing Initiative

September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Roxbury Community College, 1234 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury Crossing, 02120
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This is a hybrid event. FREE. Please visit here to register. This panel will discuss the education issues brought by community groups to the Boston School Committee and the committee’s negative reaction. Topics include the Stay-Outs and Freedom Schools involving 8,000 students on two occasions; passage of the first Racial Imbalance Law in the country in 1965; starting Operation Exodus to transport Black students to vacant seats in better-resourced white schools and starting METCO, (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity), to…

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