Philadelphia High School

Philadelphia High School was an all-white school until Ajatha Morris Nichols, Carrie Lee Hoskins, and Irma Carter integrated it under the “Freedom of Choice Plan.”The school was fully integrated by a Supreme Court order in January 1970. During that year, students from Booker T. Washington merged with Philadelphia High School.

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Neshoba County: African-American Heritage Driving Tour of Philadelphia Mississippi.