EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mildred Graham broke the ice. She was the first African-American teacher in the East Brunswick Public Schools, during a time when many school districts said that they were "not ready" to integrate the faculty.
Well, thank Superintendent Murray Chittick for hiring the first Black part-time teacher for Churchill School in 1953.
Thank local historian Ethan Reiss and the East Brunswick Museum for bringing us their stories in this video presented for Black History Month.
Do you know these names? Were you in these classrooms?