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Schooling Jim Crow
Schooling Jim Crow

Schooling Jim Crow

The Fight for Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics
Jay Winston Driskell
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Schooling Jim Crow

The Fight for Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics
Jay Winston Driskell
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In a remarkable narrative of political unity, Driskell tells the story of how the grass roots of the early NAACP successfully organized a voting bloc in 1920s Atlanta powerful enough to force the city to build its first publicly funded black high school (and five grammar schools). This effort served as a model for later NAACP efforts.

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Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Year
2014
ISBN
9780813936154
Topic
Social Sciences
Subtopic
African American Studies

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