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The Costs of Brown: Black Teachers and School Integration
Beginning with Vanessa Siddle Walker's 1996 history of a high school in Caswell County, North Carolina, a stream of studies have documented African American schools that were forced to close or lostExpand
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A Class of Their Own: Black Teachers in the Segregated South
In this major undertaking, civil rights historian Adam Fairclough chronicles the odyssey of black teachers in the South from emancipation in 1865 to integration 100 years later. No book until now hasExpand
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Teaching Equality: Black Schools in the Age of Jim Crow
Teaching Equality: Black Schools in the Age of Jim Crow. By Adam Fairclough. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001. Pp. viii, 110. Foreword, preface, notes, bibliography, index. $24.95.) ThisExpand
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Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972
This comprehensive and detailed study recounts more than five decades of struggle for justice and equality in the South's most ethnically diverse and racially complex state.
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Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000
The author Adam Fairclough chronicles the struggle of black Americans to acheieve civil rights and equality in a society that, after the collapse of the Reconstruction, santioned racial segregation,Expand
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"Being in the Field of Education and so Being a Negro ... Seems... Tragic": Black Teachers in the Jim Crow South
"Teachers, you are the shapers of thought and the molders of sentiment, not of this age and of this generation alone, but of ages and generations to come. You are making history by those youExpand
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute: What One Young African American Woman Could Do
In the fall of 1901, Charlotte Hawkins Brown (1883-1961) jumped off a Southern Railway train in the unfamiliar backwoods of Guilford County, North Carolina. She was black, single, and barely eighteenExpand
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Historians and the Civil Rights Movement
What was the civil rights movement? When did it begin and end, and what did it achieve ? As time distances historians from the events they study, periods that once appeared sharply defined becomeExpand
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Race, Politics, and Geography in the Development of Public Schools in the Southern United States
The federal system of the United States places public schools under the political control of states, cities, and counties, resulting in wide variations in funding and an absence of uniform standards.Expand
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