By David S. Cecelski
The threatened last of Hyde County's black faculties collided with a wealthy and colourful academic historical past that had helped to maintain the black group given that Reconstruction. As different southern university forums repeatedly closed black colleges and displaced their academic leaders, Hyde County blacks started to worry that college desegregation was once undermining--rather than enhancing--this legacy. This publication, then, is the tale of 1 county's striking fight for civil rights, yet whilst it explores the struggle for civil rights in all of japanese North Carolina and the dismantling of black schooling through the South.
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Along Freedom Road: Hyde County, North Carolina, and the Fate of Black Schools in the South (Studies in Legal History) by David S. Cecelski