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Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-
Toward humanity and justice : the writings of Kenneth B. Clark, scholar of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision / edited by Woody Klein ; foreword by John Hope Franklin.  Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.   xxxiii, 290 p. :   ill.
E185.61.C623 2004
ISBN 0-275-97509-6
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-259) and index.
Fairclough, Adam.
Teaching equality : Black schools in the age of Jim Crow / Adam Fairclough.  Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2001.   x, 110 p.    (Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures ; no. 43)
LC2741.F35 2001
ISBN 0-8203-2272-5
Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-101) and index.
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Horton, James Oliver.
Landmarks of African American history / James Oliver Horton.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.   p. cm.    (American landmarks)
E185.H6444 2004
ISBN 0-19-514118-0
"Published in association with the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, and the National Parks Foundation"–T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Jamestown : slavery and freedom in British North America – The Old State House : Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre – Kingsley Plantation : race and family in Spanish Florida – The African meeting house : platform for a community – The old court house : the beginning of Dred Scott – Harpers Ferry : African Americans and the John Brown raid – Cedar Hill : Washington home of Frederick Douglass – Sweet Auburn historic district : a haven in a hostile world – Nicodemus, Kansas : in search of a promise land – The Apollo Theater : Harlem's stage of dreams – U.S.S. Arizona, Pearl Harbor : race and war in paradise – Brown v. Board of Education national historic site : the Supreme Court and public education.
Electronic version: Table of contents
Orfield, Gary.
Dismantling desegregation : the quiet reversal of Brown v. Board of Education / Gary Orfield, Susan E. Eaton, and the Harvard Project on School Desegregation.  New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Company, c1996.   xxiii, 424 p.
LC212.62.O72 1996
ISBN 1-56584-305-3
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-409) and index.
Prendergast, Catherine, 1968-
Literacy and racial justice : the politics of learning after Brown v. Board of Education / Catherine Prendergast ; with a foreword by Gloria Ladson-Billings.  Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2003.   xvi, 205 p. :   ill.
LC2731.P72 2003
ISBN 0-8093-2524-1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-198) and index.
Contents: The economy of literacy: how the Supreme Court stalled the civil rights movement – Bakke's legacy: the new rhetoric of racial justice – The water in the fishbowl: locating ways with words – Give me your literate: literacy and the American dream – Literacy and racial justice in practice: high school X.
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950.
The mis-education of the Negro / by Carter G. Woodson ; [profile, introduction & study questions by Jawanza Kunjufu].  1st ed.  Chicago, Ill. : African-American Images, 2000.   xx, 216 p. :   port.
LC2717.W6 2000
"First published by the Associated Publishers, 1933"–T.p. verso.
Includes index.

Young Readers
Frost, Helen, 1949-
Thurgood Marshall / by Helen Frost.  Mankato, Minn. : Pebble Books, c2003.   24 p. :   ill. (some col.)    (Famous Americans)
KF8745.M34F76 2003
ISBN 0-7368-1643-7
Summary: An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the African American civil rights attorney who became a prominent Supreme Court Justice.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.
Contents: Family – Education – Achievements – Remembering Thurgood.
Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-
A slave family / Bobbie Kalman & Amanda Bishop.  New York : Crabtree Pub., c2003.   32 p. :   col. ill., col. map.    (Colonial people)
E443.K35 2003
ISBN 0-7787-0746-6
Includes index.
Summary: Introduces the personal relationships and daily activities that were part of the family life of slaves in colonial America.
Contents: Quasheba's family – Slavery in the colonies – Slave families – Marriage and children – Helping one another – The lives of slave children – The education of slaves – Field hands – House servants – Tradespeople – Culture from Africa – The cost of freedom.
Kelso, Richard, 1942-
Days of courage : the Little Rock story / by Richard Kelso ; Alex Haley, general editor ; illustrations by Mel Williges.  Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1993.   88 p. :   ill.    (Stories of America)
LC214.23.L58K45 1993
ISBN 0-8114-7230-2
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary: Describes the experiences of the "Little Rock Nine," the first black students to begin the integration of schools in Arkansas in 1957.
Lusane, Clarence, 1953-
The struggle for equal education / Clarence Lusane.  New York : F. Watts, c1992.   144 p., [16] p. of plates :   ill.    (The African-American experience)
LC214.2.L87 1992
ISBN 0-531-11121-0
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]) and index.
Peltak, Jennifer.
The history of African American colleges and universities / Jennifer Peltak.  Philadelphia : Chelsea House, c2003.   120 p. :   ill. (some col.)    (American mosaic)
LC2781.P39 2003
ISBN 0-7910-7269-X
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-113) and index.
Summary: A comprehensive look at historically black colleges and universities, from their origins to the present time, including the individuals and groups involved in creating that history.
Contents: Uplifting the race – The origins of African-American educationThe debate over Black education – Struggle and acceptance – A new era for Black schools – Beloved communities – The future.

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