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School Athletic Fields are as Segregated as the Classrooms

Civil rights battles have taken to the sports fields in New York City Schools, where black and Hispanic students are twice as likely as their white and Asian classmates to attend high schools with very few, if any, sports opportunities available.

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A Study of the Desegregation of Boston’s Public Schools

Anthony Lukas’s epic book Common Ground chronicles the history of Boston from 1968 to 1976, a time when efforts to desegregate the city’s public schools through forced busing brought to the surface deep seated racial tension.

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