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Audacious agitation : the uncompromising commitment of Black youth to equal education after Brown

Author: Vincent D Willis
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the decade after the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board decision, it became clear to students, parents, and community members alike that court cases were insufficient in the pursuit of educational justice. This book explores what made it difficult for educational equality to become obtainable after the Brown decision as well as the resilience and activism of younger Black students who sought to enforce equality-even  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent D Willis
ISBN: 9780820359694 0820359696 9780820359687 0820359688
OCLC Number: 1197843010
Description: xv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A unique divorce between federal decisions and loyal white southern officials --
Brown and the muddled realities of public education --
The insatiable appetite of Jim Crow and black Tiftonians' desire for full citizenship --
A heavy tax levied for demading equality --
Educational resources are not for white schools only --
When desegregation was not enough --
The elusive nature of educational equality.
Responsibility: Vincent D. Willis.

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In the decade after the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board decision, it became clear to students, parents, and community members alike that court cases were insufficient in the pursuit of educational  Read more...

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