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MOSAIC was founded by Michael Tierney and Dan Terris and launched at South Boston High School in 1980 in response to the desegregation of Boston public schools in the 1970s. A yearly publication was published from 1980 to 1988. Additionally,…

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MOSAIC was founded by Michael Tierney and Dan Terris and launched at South Boston High School in 1980 in response to the desegregation of Boston public schools in the 1970s. A yearly publication was published from 1980 to 1988. Additionally,…

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This article is published in MOSAIC's Spring 1985 edition. Students look back on their experiences with desegregation in Boston schools and in particular, busing.

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A report from the Citywide Coordinating Council (CCC) outlining the reasons the establish a committee to review and critique the Council sub-Committees and their recommendations.

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The two students from Walterboro, South Carolina, wrote to Mayor Kevin White about their experience with integration in their town in 1971 - 1972. Although many were unhappy at first, there was minimal violence and no protests to integration. The two…

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The student wrote a letter to Mayor White listing the reasons why they believed busing to be a bad idea. During the desegregation of Boston public schools Mayor Kevin White received numerous letters, both in support of and against desegregation…

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When the desegregation of Boston Public Schools made national headlines students across the country sent letters to Mayor Kevin White giving advice, criticism, and concern. This particular student asks the mayor to answer some tough questions.

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When the desegregation of Boston Public Schools made national headlines, students across the country sent letters to Mayor Kevin White giving advice, criticism, and concern. This student shares both his/her experience and advice on integration.

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When the desegregation of Boston Public Schools made national headlines students across the country sent letters to Mayor Kevin White giving advice, criticism, and concern. This student expresses his/her outrage and disappointment with Mayor White…

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On June 21, 1974, Judge Garrity ruled in a court case that was filed by the NAACP in 1972. He found that racial segregation was present in the Boston school system in all areas of the city, at all grade levels, and in all types of schools. A…
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