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Challenging “a Systematic Scheme of Racial Segregation”: soria v. oxnard school board of trustees

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the remarkable aspects of the Soria v. Oxnard School Board of Trustees case, from the 1970 filing on behalf of Mexican American and Black plaintiffs attending Colonia schools, ... More


The de Facto Dilemma: Fighting Segregation in Philadelphia Public Schools

Matthew F. Delmont

in Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 1950s Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272071
eISBN:
9780520951600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272071.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the fight against school segregation in Philadelphia. In their differential treatment of black students and their denial of charges of racial discrimination, the Philadelphia ... More


The Battle over School Desegregation

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the late 1960s, activists in Flint had formally challenged the racial exclusions embedded within community education. However, civil rights groups articulated a critique of de facto segregation ... More


The Road to Busing

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

After a decade of token desegregation, Nashville schools saw high levels of continued segregation. Avon N. Williams, Jr. and his allies returned to court to seek more extensive desegregation. They ... More


Introduction

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter outlines seven of the book’s key arguments (detailed below) while introducing new concepts such as legal segregation, policy-driven segregation, popular segregation, suburban redlining, ... More


From Little Rock to Philadelphia: Making de Facto School Segregation a Media Issue

Matthew F. Delmont

in Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 1950s Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272071
eISBN:
9780520951600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272071.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Philadelphia's civil rights activists tried to use the media to make de facto segregation an issue that the city's school board could not avoid. More specifically, it ... More


Conclusion

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Each of the historic modes of making and remaking inequality visible in Nashville prompt questions about the contemporary educational landscape and the possibilities for future improvements or ... More


Conclusion

David E. Goldberg

in The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272716
eISBN:
9780823272761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272716.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter briefly details the post-1920 northern freedom struggle at the Jersey Shore. Despite continued efforts by grassroots black activists to press for integration, the black merchant class ... More


Taxpayers and Taxeaters: Poverty and the Constitution

Camille Walsh

in Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Six focuses on how demands for racial integration in education after Brown also frequently deployed tax-based activism to achieve their ends, from busing cases to the important, though brief, ... More


Segregated Schools and Perceptions of Inequality

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Though George I. Sánchez was interested in various issues, education remained dearest to him. He researched education professionally in ways that aided activists in legal challenges to educational ... More


A Salt-and-Pepper Mix

Mary Barr

in Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Northern schools were no less segregated than their southern counterparts. Rooted in segregated residential patterns attendance areas were organized using a neighborhood concept designed so that ... More


The Briar Patch

Bryan Wagner

in The Tar Baby: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172637
eISBN:
9781400885619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172637.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores how, according to the most common interpretation, the briar patch stands as a metaphor for culture, sometimes a subculture sustained by either de facto or de jure segregation. ... More


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