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Crawford, Tanya T.; Bohan, Chara Haeussler – Educational Foundations, 2019
Six years after "Brown v. Board of Education", Atlanta reluctantly complied with the order to desegregate its school system rather than risk having schools closed due to noncompliance. Out of 132 students, nine black high school seniors desegregated four of Atlanta's all-white high schools. The purpose of this study is to explore and…
Descriptors: African American Students, School Desegregation, High School Students, Desegregation Litigation
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Scott, Daryl Michael – Educational Foundations, 1996
Examines the concept of damage imagery (as related to damaged black psyches), which was incorporated into strategies for overturning educational segregation. The article argues for a different interpretation of damage based on race, and it raises questions about the contributions of social science to the collective thinking about race and…
Descriptors: Black Students, Civil Rights, Desegregation Litigation, Educational Change