October 3, 1961 - Thirteen black first graders entered four of Memphis’ previously all-white schools including Bruce School these students were attending. It marked the beginning of the Board of Education’s “good faith” integration plan for the city’s public school system.

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    I can’t even begin to imagine how these babies felt as they broke the color lines of elementary schools. Such courageous...
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