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Busing: an oral history

Boston, MA - 9/12/1974: Police hold back a crowd as a school bus drives by in South Boston on Sept. 12, 1974, the first day of school under the new busing system put in place to desegregate Boston Public Schools. The system was met with strong resistance from many residents of Boston s neighborhoods. (Dan Sheehan/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 140710_MJ_007The Boston Globe