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The Busing Years: School Desegregation in the Wake of Swann

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Darius Swann, a black missionary, attempted to send his six-year-old son to an all-white school. Since the school board appealed to the busing order of the district court, the case reached the ... More


School Desegregation in the Wake of Brown, 1954–1971

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks in detail at the local response to Brown v. Board of Education in 1956 and charts the events that followed through to the early 1970s. In Louisville, after Brown, school officials ... More


Love, Hope, and Fear: Teachers Guiding Desegregation

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the role of teachers in school desegregation. Faculty integration was often the first step a school district took in trying to meet school desegregation orders. A young, ... More


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