Authentic Intellectual Work on School Desegregation: The Digital History of Massive Resistance in Norfolk, Virginia

@inproceedings{Manfra2009AuthenticIW,
  title={Authentic Intellectual Work on School Desegregation: The Digital History of Massive Resistance in Norfolk, Virginia},
  author={Meghan McGlinn Manfra},
  year={2009}
}
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the integration of Norfolk Public Schools. On February 2, 1959, the "Norfolk 17" integrated the formerly all-white public middle and high schools in Norfolk, Virginia. Less known than their counterparts in Little Rock, Arkansas, the stories of the Norfolk 17 underscore the struggle schools faced after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision. A new digital library, School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia, chronicles the Norfolk school crisis… CONTINUE READING