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ERIC Number: EJ346490
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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A Bittersweet Victory: Public School Desegregation in Memphis.
Biles, Roger
Journal of Negro Education, v55 n4 p470-83 Fall 1986
A close examination of Memphis, Tennessee, public school desegregation since Brown vs. Board of Education demonstrates how successful many southern communities have been in circumventing the decision. By 1981 White flight to the suburbs and increased enrollment in private schools left a public school system 76 percent Black and 24 percent White. (PS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Memphis City Schools TN; White Backlash