by Jane Harris Nellams
(An earlier version of this article was previously published on the RARE blog and is being updated and reprinted in the Emerald by permission.)
Joe Hunter and Tony Allison are talking about the same things that they talked about 50 years ago — that is, if they talked then at all.
The two former basketball teammates, one Black and one white and cofounders of Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity (RARE), agree that not much has changed regarding the racial climate at Roosevelt and they wonder why. So as one of the founding projects of RARE, a group of alumni formed to work against racism in Seattle high schools, they decided to make a documentary about Seattle’s efforts to desegregate the schools.
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