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Why Don't Louisiana Public Schools Teach About The 1953 Bus Boycott?

Before the Montgomery bus boycott, Black people in Baton Rouge challenged Jim Crow laws

Photo Credit | Louisiana Civil Rights Trail

In Louisiana, public high schools dedicate a small window of time to discuss the Civil Rights Era, typically during Black history month —…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

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