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‘Sojourners Project: Busing’ Explores The Impact Across Generations

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Puppets hang out of a school bus during a rehearsal of the mobile play “Sojourners Project: Busing” in the parking lot of the Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Aurora. Aug. 23, 2021.

Denver bused kids across town to desegregate school for decades — through the 1970s, 80s and into the 90s. "Sojourners Project: Busing," is a new play from IDEA Stages and Control Group Productions. It explores the effects of the policy through generations. Alicia Young is the director of Sojourners Project and the founder of IDEA Stages. She co-wrote "Sojourners Project: Busing" with Norma Johnson and Adrienne Martin-Fullwood.