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Space for Hope: We’ve Shown That We Can Be Better

Brian E. Wish, PhD
Jun 3 · 6 min read
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Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Mansfield High School students and adults guard the entrance to the school to prevent African-Americans from registering; a figure in effigy hangs from the flagpole in the background, 08/30/1956.

This is the story of my town. Amid our tragedy and unrest, maybe there is still reason to be optimistic about America.

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Mansfield, Texas in the 1950s and 1960s

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Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Dummy effigy meant to represent Mansfield author John Howard Griffin which was hung from traffic signal in Mansfield and then taken to the city dump. (1960).

Mansfield schools today

Demonstrations today

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