This Day in Black History: Oct. 22, 1963

This Day in Black History: Oct. 22, 1963

Students boycott Chicago schools.

Published October 23, 2011

Nearly 225,000 students boycotted Chicago, Illinois, schools to protest the injustices of segregation. This day would come to be known as "Freedom Day."

(Photo: Newhouse News Service /Landov)

Written by Britt Middleton

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