AZPM: Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

While segregation in the United States is often associated with the southeastern part of the country, the practice was also common in Arizona.

Tucson's Dunbar School was completed in 1918 and Dunbar Junior High School was built decades later, and both served as segregated schools for the area's African-American children until the 1950s.

The schools have been mostly vacant for years, but there have been efforts to save the structures and put them to new use by groups such as the Dunbar Coalition.