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Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past

Event touches anniversaries of school, Supreme Court ruling

Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past

Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past

About 100 people gathered Saturday mo...


The fact that Willow Hill School was established in 1874 testifies to the desire of the founding families, nine years out of slavery, to educate their children. But the existing building, built in 1954, stands as an example of then-modern schools built by the state of Georgia in a last-ditch attempt to justify segregation.


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