39 Years Later – Morgan V. Hennigan,

Posted: June 21, 2013 by umnunity in Uncategorized


Friday, June 21st marks the 39th anniversary of Morgan V. Hennigan

Morgan V. Hennigan is the federal court order given by Judge W. Arthur Garrity to desegregate Boston’s public schools. To kick off our countdown to the 40th anniversary of school desegregation in 2014, we are posting some resources and learnings about this court order. Below, you can read our Project Director Donna Bivens’ thoughts and reflections on what we’ve learned and intern Fabrice Montisol’s summary of the actual Garrity Decision. This section also includes:

– resources on the order, including a link to the full order and a summary of the order we’ve put together; If you haven’t read it we

– Voices from our story collection – people’s reflections on what the order meant from their perspective



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