Containing Multitudes Since 2004
The single image I remember most about the forced integration of the South Boston schools was, I believe, an encounter outside a school board meeting where one of the protesters from "Southie" attacked a Black man (a school board member if memory serves) with a flag staff on which was the American flag as other protester shouted "Southie is White!" Nasty brutal stuff.
Isn't there a famous photo of that event? I seem to recall seeing something very much like that.
Stephen asked:Isn't there a famous photo of that event? I seem to recall seeing something very much like that. *****There is. In fact I came very close to posting that one originally, but it's a pretty brutal image (one of the reasons it won a Pulitzer Prize) so I decided not to.I may post it at some point in this series, though.
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