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Ruth Batson

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Before filing lawsuit, Black leaders pressed for better schools in 1960s
Before federal Judge W. Arthur Garrity’s school desegregation order in 1974 led to an explosion of white opposition in some Boston neighborhoods, Black leaders had spent about a decade trying just about everything they could to secure a better education for their community’s children.
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It was a great day in Roxbury
Sometimes, all it takes is someone without any quit in them to get things done. Ruth Batson was one of those people.
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