Answered By: Colleen Bryant
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017     Views: 802

The Bay State Banner is a Boston Black community newspaper that was published during the years of the school bussing crisis.  It is available online from 1965 -1979.

Check the research guide African American Studies: Newspaper Research for more tips.

The City of Boston has compiled an excellent, unusually comprehensive guide to archives of government documents and other resources for research on this topic at the website: School Desegregation Records: Boston Desegregation Era Collections. http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Desegregation-era%20Records%20collection_tcm3-23340.pdf

 

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