African American and white school children on a school bus, Charlotte, NC – 1973 (Library of Congress)
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School Busing: Yes, It’s Personal

The rhetoric flying around about school busing after the most recent Democratic debates was beyond sloppy. And the actual history is far from tidy.

Published on: July 3, 2019
Martha Bayles teaches humanities at Boston College and is the author of Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad (Yale 2014). She is a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, and at the Hudson Institute in Washington. Her column appears monthly in TAI.
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