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From Brown to Meredith : the long struggle for school desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Author: Tracy Elaine K'Meyer
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Louisville's local desegregation plan was overturned in 2007, the people of Jefferson County, Kentucky, faced the question of whether and how to maintain racial diversity in their schools. This debate occurred when scholars, pundits, and much of the public had declared school integration a failed experiment rightfully abandoned. This book uses oral history narratives, newspaper accounts, and other documents, to  Read more...
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K'Meyer, Tracy Elaine.
From Brown to Meredith.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012051383
(OCoLC)829087704
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Elaine K'Meyer
ISBN: 9781469612553 1469612550
OCLC Number: 848917982
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 School Desegregation in the Wake of Brown, 1954-1971; 2 The Beginning of Busing, 1971-1980; 3 The Continuing Struggle over Desegregation, 1981-2007; 4 Remembering the Meaning and Impact of School Desegregation; Conclusion; Appendix: Interviewees; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Tracy E. K'Meyer.

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