CAN WE ALL GET ALONG?
The Segregation of John Muir High School


is a PBS-quality feature documentary in the making. The film tells the story of Pasadena California's John Muir High School, its history of racial integration, which predates the Brown vs Board of Education decision, to it’s current struggles as part of the ‘failing’ and 'resegregated' public education of the 21st Century. JMHS was built in 1926 near the minority neighborhoods of Pasadena and Altadena as the region’s ‘integrated’ high school. The alumni over the years were as diverse as it’s two most famous graduates; Jackie Robinson (’36) and David Lee Roth (’72). The film includes interviews with JMHS' multi-cultural alumni, teachers, administrators and community leaders from the 1930s to today, and examines how a diverse education generally enriches the participant.

 

 

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