He was one of the only black children in his school, and this was his experience
Kenneth Williams recalls how his father voluntarily integrated his sons into Bibb County’s Pearl Stephens Elementary School. Williams said he and his brothers used to run home from school to avoid being drawn into fights with white children, until
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
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
Thelma Dillard gives her perspective on Macon's school integration history in this radio segment from GPB Macon. Dillard was an educator for 44 years and is a current school board member. She is one of seven children in the Bivins family, who were
Sloan Oliver asks, "Why does everything have to be about race?" at a community meeting on race and schools hosted by Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism, Jan. 24 at the Buck Melton Community Center.