Black students, who make up about 8 percent of the student body, keep to themselves, he said.
So she and 10 other black students decided to take action.
She was the first black student at a white school in the county.
At one table, a black student sat with white people.
But even now, black students still make up only 6 percent of the student body.
He said the black students should have gone along with the majority.
The black students, they found, had been without books throughout the 1997 school year.
Therefore in 2002 schools were required to have between 18% and 48% Black students.
In the 1980s and 1990s, the school district had a majority of black students.
Test scores are lower for black students than in the rest of the state.