Oral history interview with Kirsten Alexander (OH-040)

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Collection Number

Moakley Oral History Project OH-040

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Running Time

00:39:51

Description

Kirsten Alexander, who grew up in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the 1970s, discusses the racial climate in the Boston Public Schools during that time period. The interview covers her family’s community activism and support of desegregation; the experiences of her adopted brother, who was African American; the racism that she saw in some of the Boston Public Schools; the importance of living in a diverse society; and her hopes for the future of the Boston Public Schools.

Interview Date

2005

Publisher

Suffolk University

City

Boston

Keywords

Busing for school integration, Boston Latin School (Mass.), Boston (Mass.)

Subject Headings

Busing for school integration, Boston Latin School (Mass.), Boston (Mass.)

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Oral history interview with Kirsten Alexander (OH-040)

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