The Costs of Brown: Black Teachers and School Integration

@article{Fairclough2004TheCO,
  title={The Costs of Brown: Black Teachers and School Integration},
  author={A. Fairclough},
  journal={The Journal of American History},
  year={2004},
  volume={91},
  pages={43-55}
}
  • A. Fairclough
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of American History
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 lost their identities when desegregation engulfed the South. The dominant tone of those works is elegiac; far from celebrating the departure of segregated schools, they lament their loss. Once stigmatized as symbols of Jim Crow and engines of educational failure, the black schools of the era before Brown… Expand
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