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From the Publisher"Exhibits an engaging, lively writing style. . . . The students and local leaders in this tradition of sacrifice are at the heart of this excellent historical work."
— American Historical Review
Shabazz reveals that the development of black higher education in Texas played a pivotal role in the challenge to Jim Crow education nationwide. He details the creation of the Texas University Movement in the 1880s and credits the efforts of blacks who fought for better resources for segregated black colleges in the years before Brown v. Board of Education.
|1||As Separate as the Fingers: Higher Education in Texas from Promise to Problem, 1865-1940|
|2||The All-Out War for Democracy in Education: Ideological Struggle and the Texas University Movement||34|
|3||Lift the Seventy-Five-Year-Old Color Ban and Raise UT's Standards: University Students for Democracy before Sweatt||66|
|4||This Is White Civilization's Last Stand: University Desegregation before Brown||95|
|5||Democracy Is on the March in Texas: Black Equity versus White Power, 1955-1957||138|
|6||Plowing around Africans on Aryan Plantations: Access without Equity at Texas Universities, 1958-1965||196|