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“Fiasco” Stars the Real Heroes of Boston's School Desegregation

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

The effect of Louise Day Hicks's voice lay as much in its texture as her words. She was careful to keep her racism from spilling into the explicit, so when the United States Supreme Court ruled in 1965 that “delays in desegregating school systems are no longer tolerable,” she used soft, grandmotherly tones to make her acid remarks. “If the suburbs are so interested in solving the problems of the Negro,'' she cooed in 1966, “why don't they build subsidized housing for them?'' Hicks, who was elected chairperson of the Boston School Committee in 1961 and became famous for opposing...
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