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A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America's Schools

by Rachel Devlin,
The Florida Courier, May 25, 2018

When third-grader Tessie Prevost and two other African-American girls enrolled in previously all White Semmes Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960, they were punched, kicked, tripped, and spat on.


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