Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students will learn how laws and customs led to separate and unequal education for people of color in the United States and the efforts made by citizens to guarantee equal education in the century before the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The Battleground: Separate and Unequal Education is the second section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education
Lessons & Activities
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial exam...
Freedmen's schools, Fourteenth Amendment, Brown v. Board of Education, Supreme court, Howard University, Separate but equal, education, desegregation, Reconstruction, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, racism, schools, Sears, Roebuck and Company, NAACP, abolitionists, school, civil rights, Segregation, Warren, Earl, Freedmen?s Bureau
A history of black education in the United States.
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