Precedents

April 20, 1971


• Subsequent decisions imposed desegregation orders on schools nationwide in systems where the segregation was a function of housing patterns, as well as in those like the system in Charlotte, N.C., where there was state-supported segregation.

• The line of cases sparked heated political debate and occasional violence, including that pictured above at a 1976 anti-busing rally outside Boston City Hall.

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