Friday, January 11, 2013

Berkeley Public School Desegregation Video Series

Did you know that Berkeley was one of the first cities in the country to voluntarily desegregate its schools? (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley,_California) Here is a link to a series of short videos illustrating first-hand accounts of this experience through the Berkeley Public Library with the Center for Digital Storytelling and was made possible by a grant from the California State Library.

This 5 minute video gives a general overview of the history of Berkeley's voluntary school desegregation in 1968:


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