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Aaron Mossell and the Struggle to Integrate Lockport’s Schools

Categories: History, NYS History, People

On this episode of the podcast, our co-hosts discuss the historic marker recognizing the contributions of the Mossell family in Western New York in the fight for equal rights. The family’s efforts helped to successfully integrate the City of Lockport’s public schools during the late 19th century — nearly 80 years before legal segregation ended nationwide.