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Black Public Education in Atlanta: From Segregation to Segregation, 1950–1988

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the quest for education by black Atlantans. Like other African Americans who were awarded greater freedoms after the civil war, the black Atlantans recognized the significance ... More


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


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

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling, no state fought longer or harder to preserve segregated schools than Mississippi. This massive resistance came to a crashing halt in October 1969 ... More


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