"Save the Racial Imbalance Law."

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Title

"Save the Racial Imbalance Law."

Subject

Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States

Description

This document outlines the Racial Imbalance Act that was passed in 1965 and some of the threats to it. The bill allowed the state Board of Education to take away funding from districts that had schools that were racially imbalanced, as defined by the law. Soon after its passage, many bills were put up for passage that nullified it or took away its power.

Creator

Unidentified individual.

Source

Freedom House, Inc. records, 1941-2004 (bulk 1949-1986). Box 39, folder 1334

Publisher

Northeastern University Archives & Special Collections.

Date

circa 1970.

Contributor

Anderson, Connor M.

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. Rights status is not evaluated.

Relation

View the finding aid to the Freedom House, Inc. records, 1941-2004 (bulk 1949-1986) for more information.

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

m16b39f1334_001

Coverage

Boston, MA

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Text

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Citation

Unidentified individual., “"Save the Racial Imbalance Law.",” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed October 21, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/648.

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