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Saturday, March 6, 2010 8pm

Producer: American RadioWorks
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In the 1970s and ’80s, a generation of Americans took part in a vast social experiment. They got on buses, and rode across racial lines.┬áNearly everyone who experienced school desegregation has a story to tell about crossing racial lines. Together they reflect an era marked by struggle and hope, anger and idealism.

American RadioWorks travels to Charlotte, NC to talk with people about their memories of integration. Also featured in the documentary is Deborah Stallworth, who – along with other African American parents – sued the Jefferson County Public Schools when their kids couldn’t get into Central in Louisville. In 2000, they won. Now, the school is mostly black.

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JCPS Bus System Ready for First Day of School

by scrosby August 11, 2008

Nearly 100-thousand Jefferson County students head back to class tomorrow, and about 60-thousand of those students will get there by bus. JCPS Transportation Director Rick Caple says officials ran a of couple of test routes last week and are ready for the first day of school. He says routes will likely take a little longer […]

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