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Documentary screening sparks community conversation

About 30 community members attended an Oct. 24 event hosted by Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting. It was the fifth public program in the collaborative project about race and schools. Attend

During integration, a teacher refused to issue a girl books because she was black

Jeff Cheeves, a member of Central High School's class of 1977, was among the first Macon children to spend all or most of their school years in integrated schools. He said he had no personal issues with the racial integration of Bibb County school
Grant Blankenship, Laura Fong and Adam Ragusea Center for Collaborative Journalism