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Keeping the struggle alive : studying desegregation in our town : a guide to doing oral history

Author: Bernadette Anand
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press ; Westerville, Ohio : National Middle School Assocation, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When students in a New Jersey public middle school decided to learn about their community's history of desegregation through a year-long language arts and social studies project, no one imagined how powerful the experience would be for everyone involved. In addition to digging up newspaper articles and historical documents, they interviewed town residents who had participated in the struggle to desegregate schools  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Anand
ISBN: 0807741450 9780807741450
OCLC Number: 48074385
Description: xiv, 82 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Arthur Kinoy --
Re-Examining History with Middle School Students --
"You Can't Give Up the Power of the Struggle": An Oral History of School Desegregation by America's Youth --
A Brief Legal Background Leading to Desegregation --
A Brief History of Segregation in Montclair --
The Struggle to Integrate Montclair --
Segregation in the Schools in Montclair --
The Fight for Desegregation in the Schools --
And Today ... --
Montclair Wrong for Too Long: The Youth Researchers Speak --
A Teacher's Guide to the Oral History Project --
How the Project Began --
The Class Meetings.
Responsibility: Bernadette Anand [and others] ; foreword by Arthur Kinoy.
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Based on a study by students at the Renaissance School into their communities history of desegregation, this text offers reports and documentation of a community's struggle for school integration and  Read more...

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