VPM Documentaries

Locked Out: The Fall Of Massive Resistance

09/08/2009 | 56m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Over fifty years ago there was a concerted effort by the elected leaders of many southern states to oppose racial desegregation of public schools. Following a mandate by the U.S. Supreme Court to desegregate, Virginia’s government instead chose to lead a movement called Massive Resistance that affected the lives of school children across most of the South, and left a permanent scar.

Aired: 09/08/09

Rating: TV-G

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