Fifty years ago, a Supreme Court decision ended the policy of segregated schools. But young African-Americans made it happen, one previously all-white school after another. Hear former students stories of crossing the color line, in a special broadcast from T.C Williams High School, in Virginia.
*Was first to attempt to integrate high school in Charlotte, N.C., 1957
*Author of Ever Is a Long Time
*In January, 1970, integrated Mount Olive School in Mount Olive, Miss.
*Superintendent in Mississippi's McComb School District, which he helped to voluntarily integrate
*Law professor, University of Virginia
*Author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Oxford, 2004)