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Ten years before busing began, Black leaders organized to end school segregation
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Ten years before busing began, Black leaders organized to end school segregation
On a wintry morning in 1964, Hubert “Hubie” Jones stood outside bundled in a peacoat, gloves and a fedora, with his toddler son in his arms. Next to him was a school bus with a large banner reading “Newtonites Support Freedom Stayout” in all caps pasted on its side.
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