School bus carrying only 2 white students, leaves a pickup point and heads toward South Boston High School on Thursday, September 12th, 1974, on the first court-ordered day to integrate Boston Public Schools.

Metropolitan Police arrested nine people for stoning school buses on September 14th, 1974.

Police escorted buses takingRoxbury students to South Boston High School on September 13th, 1974.

On October 9th, 1974, members of a Boston Police Tactical Force took an African American student into custody after a disturbance in Roxbury.  About 200 African American youths crowded into a three-square-block area, throwing stones.

5,000 whites marched through South Boston on October 4th, 1974, protesting school busing for integration.

500 to 600 (mostly) African Americans gathered in Boston Common for a rally to support school integration on Sunday, October 13th, 1974.

 

 

 

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