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School Segregation #14422

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 25, 1971
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(Studio) Black and white high school students sing songs together today after lunchroom brawl Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clayton Cnty., Georgia) Justice Department questioning segregation in Clayton Cnty; situation explained. [Assistant superintendent schools Cliff ENGLAND - says blacks have insisted on going to all-black school, saying lose racial identity by attending integrated schools.] [Black construction worker Ray LYLES - says sent children to all-black school because was where neighbors' children went.] Lyles says school officials didn't mention all-white school only few blocks from home.
REPORTER: Ron Milligan

Reporter(s):
Milligan, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:00

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