• Elport Chess and the Lanier High School Bus Boycott of 1947 tells the story of Elport Chess, a WWII veteran enrolled at Lanier High School in 1947, who refused to give up his seat on a bus designated for transporting “colored” students to class. As a result, he was taken off the bus and arrested. This led to the Lanier Bus Boycott of 1947.
    ©  February 2016
    RT: 18:00

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