Interview with Jane Duwors
QUESTION 13
INTERVIEWER:

Did you feel that your children were being discriminated against because of the color of their skin?

JANE DUWORS:

Yes. I felt that I had a son that went--



INTERVIEWER:

So did you feel that your children were being discriminated against because of the color of their skin?

JANE DUWORS:

Yes, I did. I thought that, ah, I had a son that was, didn't like school very well. And in the 8th grade at the Gavilan School which he went, to they told him if he went to school every day and did well that they would put him in Boston High School for the 9th grade which was a work release. He went to half day and he went to work half day. And that's what he looked forward to and when the school assignment plans came out, he was geocoded to South Boston High School. Ah, and he, I felt that he was discriminated against because he couldn't go to Boston High School based on his skin color. The quota at Boston High School was filled and kids who probably didn't even want to go to Boston High School were being sent to Boston High School. And kids who didn't want to go to South Boston High School were sent to South Boston High School. So yes I did think that he was being discriminated against because of his skin color.