Pat Pascoe’s book tells the story of school integration in Denver


“A Dream of Justice,” by Pat Pascoe. (University Press of Colorado)

“A Dream of Justice” by Pat Pascoe (University Press of Colorado)

In 1969, shortly after the Denver Public School board passed the Noel Resolution advocating the integration of Denver Schools, two Denver lawyers, Ed Benton and Monte Pascoe, ran for the board on a pro-integration platform.

Denver parents were afraid that meant busing, and defeated them overwhelmingly.


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