“The Answers Come from The People”: The Highlander Folk School and the Pedagogies of the Civil Rights Movement

@article{Slate2022TheAC,
  title={“The Answers Come from The People”: The Highlander Folk School and the Pedagogies of the Civil Rights Movement},
  author={Nico Slate},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  year={2022},
  volume={62},
  pages={191 - 210}
}
  • N. Slate
  • Published 28 April 2022
  • Education
  • History of Education Quarterly
Abstract Scholars have demonstrated that a range of institutions, organizations, and “social movement schools” aimed to advance the civil rights movement through education. What remains unclear is how those institutions balanced conversation, direct instruction, role-play, and other pedagogical methods. This article focuses on the Highlander Folk School, a radical, racially integrated institution located in the hills of Tennessee. Drawing upon audio tapes of civil rights workshops at Highlander… 

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    The Answers Come from The People': The Highlander Folk School and the Pedagogies of the Civil Rights Movement

    • History of Education Quarterly