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Saving Delaware School That Brought Down Segregation (Part 1)

Credit Don Rush
Hockessin Colored School 107

It's been 65 years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down segregation in the nation's schools. In Hockessin, Delaware efforts are now underway to preserve one of the schools that was involved in that historic decision. In part 1, Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush looks at the history of the school as a number of former students recall their days there. (PART 1)

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.