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Published: 11 August 2021

312 Pages | 20 halftones

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190605131

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An African American Dilemma

A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Zoë Burkholder

  • Shows why African Americans in the North disagreed over school integration as a strategy and how debates over school integration evolved over time
  • Uncovers the voices of hundreds of black students, parents, teachers, and scholars who fought to reform public schools and advance the civil rights movement that, until now, have been overlooked
  • Takes seriously the work of black activists in the North who supported the option of separate, black-controlled schools