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StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out

Special | 3m 2s

Following the federal mandate to integrate schools in the 1950's, Reverend James Seawood recalls how African Americans were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, the fate of his beloved school, and the human cost of "urban renewal."

Aired: 09/02/16

Expired: 06/30/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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