American Experience Season 35 Episode 8

When the Supreme Court issued an order to fully and immediately desegregate schools in October 1969, Leland Mississippi finally met the demand put forth in the 1954 Brown v Board of Education decision. In the fall of 1970, a group of children entered school as part of the first class of Black and white students who would attend all 12 grades together.

Episode Title: The Harvest: Integrating Mississippi's Schools

Air Date: 2023-09-12