After Three Decades of Busing, a Racial Reality Check It's been nearly 30 years since a federal court order required the desegregation of Boston public schools and the beginning of school busing. Correspondent Phillip Martin takes us to South Boston, one of the centers of resistance to that order, and looks at the state of race relations in that neighborhood today.
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After Three Decades of Busing, a Racial Reality Check

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After Three Decades of Busing, a Racial Reality Check

After Three Decades of Busing, a Racial Reality Check

After Three Decades of Busing, a Racial Reality Check

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It's been nearly 30 years since a federal court order required the desegregation of Boston public schools and the beginning of school busing. Correspondent Phillip Martin takes us to South Boston, one of the centers of resistance to that order, and looks at the state of race relations in that neighborhood today.