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Fifty years after 1963 bus boycott, documentary examines school reform

We take a look back at the 1963 Chicago school boycotts that saw 200,000 Chicagoans marching to protest the segregationist policies of CPS Superintendent Benjamin Willis. A new documentary, '63 Boycott, offers a modern perspective on the lasting impact of this historic moment of civil rights in Chicago. We hear from one of the film's producers, Rachel Dickson, and boycott activist and organizer, Rosie Simpson. Photo: Courtesy of '63 Boycott

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