1. in this video Fent Deweese discusses race relations during the time of the integration of his high school and in his life and compares them to those of today. 04/05/04.

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  2. Dearman talks about the change in Neshoba County race relations after the Voters Rights Act of 1965 passed. He talks about how politicians had to court the votes of all people and about the hypocrisy of it all. He then speaks about integration and how many people expected there to be an uproar on the first day of school. Dearman also explains the rise and fall of some private schools which explains the overall importance of education with no regard to race. 06/19/04.

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  3. Tention talks about how sending her children to a newly integrated school in Neshoba County affected her family, especially the effect it had on her sons.

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Philadelphia High School

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Philadelphia High School was an all-white school until Ajatha Morris Nichols, Carrie Lee Hoskins, and Irma Carter integrated it under the "Freedom of Choice Plan."The school was fully integrated by a Supreme Court order in January 1970. During that year,…


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Philadelphia High School was an all-white school until Ajatha Morris Nichols, Carrie Lee Hoskins, and Irma Carter integrated it under the "Freedom of Choice Plan."The school was fully integrated by a Supreme Court order in January 1970. During that year, students from Booker T. Washington merged with Philadelphia High School.

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