Exchange Place: How A Small Struggling School Transformed Civil Rights in New Orleans and the Nation
Ep. 1 School Is In Session
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Episode 1. School Is In Session. On a cold December day in 1965, an experimental school known as the Adult Education Center started its first day of classes. Little did they know that over the course of the next seven years, 431 graduates of mostly African American women would go on to make history by integrating the secretarial offices of the Deep South and other parts of the United States.
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