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James T. PaattersonFairclough makes clear that the nostalgia of many African Americans since the 1960s for the Good Old Days of all-black schools is rose-colored. Only through desegregation could black children hope to attend decently funded public schools in the South. And yet A Class of Their Own demonstrates that the arduous struggles of black teachers "made it difficult, nay impossible, for whites to turn racial segregation into a full-fledged caste system."
— The Washington Post