Chapter Three: Plan Z busing begins

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 26, 2023 12:34 PM CT | Published: September 08, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The third chapter of The Daily Memphian’s oral history marking the 50th anniversary of busing in Memphis City Schools covers the arrival of Plan Z, the comprehensive plan to bus 39,000 children to racially integrate most of the city’s public schools.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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