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Parker High: Integration's Promise, Part II

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Parker High: Integration's Promise, Part II

Parker High: Integration's Promise, Part II

Parker High: Integration's Promise, Part II

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After years as a symbol of black pride and a citadel of excellence, A.H. Parker High School in Birmingham, Ala., has fallen on hard times. The school is a case study in the paradox of integration, a victim of "bright flight." In Part II of her story, NPR's Michele Norris reports.