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Diaz / Merging School Districts

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Interview Interview with Bessy Diaz
Subjects Community Organizations › Civil Rights Organizations › National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Race Relations
Race Relations › Anglo-Mexican Race Relations
Race Relations › Black-White Race Relations
Race Relations › Black-Brown Race Relations
Discrimination or Segregation › Discrimination or Segregation at School
Education › All-Black Education
Education › All-White Education
Education › "Mexican School"
Education › Education and Integration
Education › Education and Integration › Resistance to School Integration
Court Cases › School Desegregation Cases
Historic Periods › Late 1960s [Exact Date Unknown]
Student Activism › Latino/a Participation in Black-led Actions
Student Activism › Black Participation in Latino/a-led Actions
Ideology › Desegregation v. Integration
Tags Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD)
West Oso Independent School District
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Interview date 2016-06-29
Interview source CRBB Summer 2016
Interviewees Diaz, Mary Ann "Bessy"
Interviewers Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Wall, James
Locations Corpus Christi, TX
West Oso, Corpus Christi, TX
Duration 00:03:17
Citation "Merging School Districts," from Mary Ann "Bessy" Diaz oral history interview with Moisés Acuña-Gurrola and James Wall,  June 29, 2016, Corpus Christi, TX, Civil Rights in Black and Brown Interview Database,, accessed June 24, 2024