On Aug. 30, 1956, only white students entered Mansfield High School with an effigy hanging over the door. Black students who had attempted to enroll were turned away.
On Aug. 30, 1956, only white students entered Mansfield High School with an effigy hanging over the door. Black students who had attempted to enroll were turned away. Fort Worth Star-Telegram UTA Special Collection
On Aug. 30, 1956, only white students entered Mansfield High School with an effigy hanging over the door. Black students who had attempted to enroll were turned away. Fort Worth Star-Telegram UTA Special Collection

60 years ago, 3 black teens tried to enroll in Mansfield High — ‘never’ was the reply

March 29, 2016 03:38 PM