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School segregation in western North Carolina : a history, 1860s-1970s / Betty Jamerson Reed.

Author/Creator:
Reed, Betty Jamerson, 1937-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 264 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Contributions to southern Appalachian studies ; 31.
Contributions to southern Appalachian studies ; 31
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Education -- North Carolina, Western -- History.
African Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- North Carolina, Western -- History.
Segregation in education -- United States -- History.
Summary:
"Although African Americans make up a small portion of the population of western North Carolina, they have contributed much to the area's physical and cultural landscape. This study surveys the region's segregated black schools from Reconstruction through integration and reveals the struggles, achievements, and victory of a unified community intent on achieving an adequate education for its children"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Roadblocks to opportunity
Tracks of African Americans
Steps to integration
Gateway policies for education
Gateway push to education
Conceptual path to schools
Pragmatic path to schools
Leaders in secondary education
Turmoil in secondary education
Reconciliation in secondary education
Expectations of education
Appendix: High spots in Negro history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786459650 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786459654 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
706409837