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Shifting Strategies: Black Richmonders’ Quest for Quality Public Schools

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores how black Richmonders redefined their activism beyond mere access and legitimacy with a series of quality school campaigns. Black Richmonders achieved success in some areas of ... More


Walking Slowly but Surely: The Readjusters and the Quality School Campaigns in Richmond

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses black Richmonders’ continued struggle for quality public schools. Capitalizing on the emergence of the Readjuster Party, black Richmonders made significant progress in their ... More


Still Crawling: Black Mobilians’ Struggle for Quality Schools Continues

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The chapter explores the second decade of quality school campaigns in Mobile. It argues that black Mobilians’ unwavering commitment to becoming a literate people in the face of adversity secured ... More


Epilogue: The Blair Education Bill and the Death of Educational Reconstruction, 1890

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the demise of the Educational Reconstruction and the opening of another phase in African American education with the failed Blair Education Bill. This federal funding bill would ... More


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