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Groups Seek to Save First Black Schools in U.S.

A drive is under way in many Southern communities to preserve their first African-American public schools, which they helped raise money to build. The Rosenwald schools were built with financial help from philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, one of the early presidents of Sears and Roebuck. Jessica Jones of member station WUNC reports.

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