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By SARA COELLO
Dallas Morning News 

Ex-classmates at all-black Dallas school gather to remember

 


DALLAS (AP) — Fifty years after desegregation separated classmates at Booker T. Washington Technical High School in Dallas, the class of 1969 turned its recent reunion into a belated convocation.

The Dallas Morning News reports although some alumni had graduated from the all-black trade school, others had begun the process of desegregating the Dallas Independent School District by attending historically white schools closer to their own homes.

Dozens of former students of the class of 1969 gathered to share memories in the state-of-the-art auditorium behind what is now Booker T. Washingto...



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