From the archives: 1974 Globe editorial on busing


When Federal Judge W. Arthur Garrity ordered the desegregation of Boston schools by means of busing, the uproar was mighty. Forty years later, scars from this period remain, and the city still grapples with segregation along racial and economic lines.

The following editorial on Garrity’s decision appeared on Tuesday, June 25, 1974. Take a look and tell us what you think in the comments, or tweet @GlobeOpinion.

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