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Siblings reflect on being among first blacks to attend BHS

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By Jesef Williams

Peggy Wright-Porter said her experience at Buford High School in 1966 was more enjoyable than what some friends and family feared.

Porter and her brothers, Roderick and Frederick Wright, were among the group of black students who desegregated the school that year. The Wrights, who lived in the Buford community, came over from Hillside Elementary and High School, an all-black school that served students mainly in the Heath Springs and Kershaw areas of the county.


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