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What was the last public school to desegregate in the United States? What was the date of completion for that schools desegregation?

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Not to mention there are numerous places (particularly in the rural mountain west) where it is technically still segregated because no African-American family has ever lived there. – T.E.D. Sep 29 '13 at 14:43
@T.E.D. - it's not "segregated" unless the rules prohibit the student of the race from attending. – DVK Oct 1 '13 at 13:21
@DVK - Again, you are talking politics on a History site. If we are talking about activities associated with the history of desegregation here, that includes busing. If you want to argue with someone about what different thing it really should mean today, please go do that on the Politics stack. – T.E.D. Oct 1 '13 at 15:19
Is there a reason I'm unaware of that this question is being voted down? – timothy.s.lau Oct 2 '13 at 15:56
The question was edited to specify the United States, so I think there is an exact answer for this question. I'm voting to keep this one open, unless it really is that opinionated a topic. – LateralFractal Oct 8 '13 at 11:21

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Boston Massachusetts was the Last to desegregate. Mississippi was forced to desegregate at gun point before the Schools in the North were forced to by riots. The riots in Boston, 1974-1976, were Worse than any in Mississippi.

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May 17th 1954 congress decided it was against some amendment and you can find the details on PBS website however from what I could find it seems that Mississippi as a whole did not want integrated schools but stuck out for freedom of choice and it's worth reading about how racist people were and it seems it eventually came about in Mississippi in 1970,

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Welcome to the site, Wilma c, and thanks for trying to answer this. I think you can improve this answer by adding links to the sources you're referring to ("it's worth reading about" -- where? And where did you find the info about Mississippi?), and by being more specific ("some amendment"?). – litlnemo May 5 '14 at 23:15

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