The Grade

It’s not about the bus

Six ways to write smarter stories about busing, integration, and racial equality. Despite what you’ve heard, busing is not controversial. My wife, born in South Carolina in 1972, was bused to school from her rural community to the county’s capital. Her most pressing problem on the ride was handsy boys and gossipy girls. I didn’t …

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