The Resource More than one struggle: : the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee, Jack Dougherty, (ebook)

More than one struggle: : the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee, Jack Dougherty, (ebook)

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More than one struggle: : the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee
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More than one struggle:
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the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee
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Jack Dougherty
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eng
Summary
Traditional narratives of black educational history suggest that African Americans offered a unified voice concerning Brown v. Board of Education. Jack Dougherty counters this interpretation, demonstrating that black activists engaged in multiple, overlapping, and often conflicting strategies to advance the race by gaining greater control over schools.Dougherty tells the story of black school reform movements in Milwaukee from the 1930s to the 1990s, highlighting the multiple perspectives within each generation. In profiles of four leading activists, he reveals how different generations redefined the meaning of the Brown decision over time to fit the historical conditions of their particular struggles. William Kelley of the Urban League worked to win teaching jobs for blacks and to resettle Southern black migrant children in the 1950s; Lloyd Barbee of the NAACP organized protests in support of integrated schools and the teaching of black history in the 1960s; and Marian McEvilly and Howard Fuller contested--in different ways--the politics of implementing desegregation in the 1970s, paving the way for the 1990s private school voucher movement. Dougherty concludes by contrasting three interpretations of the progress made in the fifty years since Brown, showing how historical perspective can shed light on contemporary debates over race and education reform
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Midwest
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Dougherty, Jack
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non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • Discrimination in education
  • Educational change
  • Electronic books
  • Milwaukee (Wis.)
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adult
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More than one struggle: : the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee, Jack Dougherty, (ebook)
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9780807863466
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MWT11710192
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11710192
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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More than one struggle: : the evolution of Black school reform in Milwaukee, Jack Dougherty, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807863466
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710192
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710192
System control number
MWT11710192
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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