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Boston Busing at 50

On June 21, 1974, Judge W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. ruled in Morgan v. Hennigan that segregation in Boston Public Schools was unconstitutional, unleashing an explosive chapter in Boston history. The plan he recommended would dramatically alter where the public school buses ran, and how their precious cargo – the children of Boston – would be educated for decades to come. Fifty years later, GBH News unpacks the events surrounding that legal decision, including the generational trauma it caused and the potential for community solutions. You can follow our in-depth coverage here.
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