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Marshall, Texas
Telling the Story of Desegregation

School Sagas is an oral history project that documents the history of school integration in the Ark-La-Tex region—the area surrounding the Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas borders. The project began in 2020 when the Bishop Blue Foundation, with offices in Texas and Louisiana, partnered with Louisiana State University, Shreveport and Southern University, Shreveport to collect oral histories of high school integration in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. A 2020 pandemic relief grant from the NEH 2020 allowed the project to continue its work collecting oral histories and produce a one-hour radio documentary sharing these stories.

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