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LOUISIANA PUBLIC SQUARE

Breaking Away: A Louisiana Public Square Presentation

  • Aired: 07/15/2014
  • 28:46
  • Rating: NR
More than fifty years after six black children integrated an all-white elementary school in Louisiana, racial balance in the state’s public school system remains an elusive goal. Critics of efforts to create a breakaway school district in Baton Rouge say the move will only exacerbate a growing racial divide.
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Breaking Away: A Louisiana Public Square Presentation
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Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?
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