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Fifty years ago, the bishops of Georgia and South Carolina decided it was the right time to desegregate their Catholic schools.
Charles Reginald Moore was the first African-American to graduate from St. Joseph's High School in Atlanta. Entering in the fall of 1962, when the first black students desegregated Catholic schools in the Atlanta archdiocese, Moore came in as a junior.