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Melancon, Kristi Richard; Hendry, Petra Munro – History of Education, 2015
The "New Orleans Tribune" (1864-1870), the first black daily newspaper in the United States, was the singular text in the public South at its time to staunchly advocate for public, integrated education, anticipating the ruling of "Brown v. Board of Education," and arguing that separate education would always be synonymous with…
Descriptors: Newspapers, Advocacy, Public Education, School Desegregation
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Rury, John L.; Hill, Shirley – History of Education, 2013
This paper considers African-American student protests in secondary schools during the 1960s and early 1970s. Taking a national perspective, it charts a growing sense of independence and militancy among black students as they made the schools a focal point of activism. Activist students challenged established civil rights organisations on a…
Descriptors: Educational History, African American Students, African American Teachers, Principals