WGCU Presents

Reading, Writing & Civil Rights

Special | 26m 46s

The Lee County school district may have been one of the last to satisfy the courts, but schools in Punta Gorda and Sanibel Island were among the first in Florida to integrate their students. Some 50 years later, several Southwest Florida residents share their memories of being the first African Americans to brave one of the most dramatic social experiments of the 20th century.

Aired: 02/26/15

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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