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00:00:01 - Desegregation of public schools in Lexington

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Partial Transcript: Um, I'm speaking with Guy Potts. My name is Marguerite Ruttle and working for the Urban League this summer doing an, uh, project on segregation and integration in Lexington.

Segment Synopsis: Potts explains the process of desegregation in the Fayette County public schools.

Keywords: Board of education; Desegregation; Lexington (Ky.); Schools

Subjects: African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Segregation; Busing for school integration; Discrimination in education.; School districts.; School integration--Kentucky

00:04:30 - Conflict resolution and busing

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Partial Transcript: What type of racial problems, if any, um, come by your desk? And how do you deal with them? How do you solve them?

Segment Synopsis: Potts explains the intricacies involved with resolving racial conflicts in public schools after desegregation. Potts also addresses some preconceived notions about the busing policies.

Keywords: Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS); School principals

Subjects: African Americans--Segregation; Busing for school integration; Conflict resolution; Lexington (Ky.)--Race relations.; Public schools; School integration--Kentucky

00:10:49 - Critique of school structure and the demographics of educators

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Partial Transcript: Um, I've had other people tell me, that I've interviewed, that they feel that, um, education seems to be a white man's program.

Segment Synopsis: Potts responds to criticism of the school structure as it exists, and he also provides information regarding the demographics of staff in the the school system.

Keywords: Black educators; Coping; Generalizations; Percentages; Race; School system; Teachers

Subjects: African American teachers.; African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Employment.; Demographics; Education; Schools; Teachers, Black

00:17:24 - Race relations between students and teachers

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Partial Transcript: Do you feel that the white instructors give equal time?

Segment Synopsis: Potts discusses whether he believes teachers give equal attention to black and white students. He discusses the percentage of African Americans in higher education.

Keywords: Attention; Classrooms; Colleges and universities; Encouragement; Equality; Higher education; Summer programs; University of Kentucky

Subjects: African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Social conditions.; Lexington (Ky.)--Race relations.; Schools; Teachers

00:20:39 - Hopes for the future

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Partial Transcript: Um, can you tell us anything about the future? Or

Segment Synopsis: Potts discusses what he would like to see in the future regarding race relations, and the connection between discrimination in housing and segregation in schools.

Keywords: Black teachers; Community; Fayette County School Board; Neighborhoods; Schools; Teachers

Subjects: African American teachers.; African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Housing.; Discrimination in education.; Discrimination in housing.