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Response to underpants (Reply #1)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 12:33 PM

7. Busing was extremely unpopular. I was in 4th grade.

 

We lived in the suburbs of Detroit. I was to be bussed an hour and a half from my home, to one of the worst parts of the inner city. This was just a couple of years after the Detroit race riots and racial tensions were high. My parents weren't racist, but they bought a house in a good school district so I could get a good education. Now I was about to be sent to one of the worst schools in Detroit. They planned to send me to live with relatives down south had busing gone through. Also, I remember, they told us in school, if we had to be bussed, the district couldn't afford the busses, gas and maintenance and that our parents would get a monthly bill. I doubt that would have been legal, but that's what our school principal told us.
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