After 70 years, schools remain widely segregated, experts say

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 16, 2024 8:44 AM CT | Published: April 12, 2024 7:06 PM CT

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change hosted the Brown v. Board of Education Conference, which included four members of the Memphis 13, the group of first-graders who integrated the city schools in 1961.


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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