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Human Relations
Historical Timeline
History Timeline
1970 - 1979
Busing Protest 1970
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Second Federal Court order mandated Greenville County Schools to begin integration. Schools closed and initiated busing to achieve racial quotas mandated by the Court 1970
1971 Greenville County Redevelopment Authority was established GCRA Logo
Lenny Springs was installed as the first Human Relations Chairman

The Greenville County Human Relations Commission was created by the General Assembly Act 1832
1972
1973 Tommy Jean Hagood was hired as the first Human Relations Commission Director
Commission Changes to 15 Members Act 1832 was amended in 1974 reducing the Commission to 15 members from the original strength of 30
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1974
1975 Michelin Research and Development Center opens
Josh Higgins is named the Human Relations Director 1976

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