Keeping the Struggle Alive: Studying Desegregation in Our Town, A Guide to Doing Oral History / Edition 1

Keeping the Struggle Alive: Studying Desegregation in Our Town, A Guide to Doing Oral History / Edition 1

by Bernadette Anand
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807741450
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
03/22/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
926,850
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Re-Examining History with Middle School Students1
"You Can't Give Up the Power of the Struggle": An Oral History of School Desegregation by America's Youth13
A Brief Legal Background Leading to Desegregation14
A Brief History of Segregation in Montclair18
The Struggle to Integrate Montclair22
Segregation in the Schools in Montclair27
The Fight for Desegregation in the Schools32
And Today...57
Montclair Wrong for Too Long: The Youth Researchers Speak58
A Teacher's Guide to the Oral History Project63
How the Project Began63
The Class Meetings64
Acknowledgments73
Student Contributors75
References77
Index79
About the Authors81

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