Episode 50

Why Did Black Girls and Young Women Dominate School Desegregation Efforts?

Most of the students who challenged white schools to take Black students and then volunteered to be the first to desegregate those white schools were girls and young women. Dr. Rachel Devlin, author of A Girl Stands at the Door, seeks to explain why school desegregation was championed by girls and young women and to tell their stories.

Music Credit

PeaceLoveSoul by Jeris (c) copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35859 Ft: KungFu (KungFuFrijters)

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We the (Black) People
An American History Podcast

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Brooklyn J-Flowers

I have a class of 2020 History B.A from the University of Chicago and I want to look into the past to help America deal with our present and move forward!

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