An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era

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Creator:Ellis, Kate
Creator:Winters, Catherine
Title:An imperfect revolution : voices from the desegregation era / by Kate Ellis and Catherine Winter

Web site companion to a radio documentary of the same name produced by American Radio Works. The site contains an audio file of the radio documentary, a transcript of the program, and essays on how school desegregation happened and on the effects of integration. It also contains recollections of students, parents, and teachers from Louisville, Kentucky, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Oral histories | Transcripts | Timelines (chronologies) | Photographs | Sound recordings | Documentaries and factual works
Subjects:Counts, Dorothy Geraldine | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Charlotte | Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--North Carolina--Charlotte | Busing for school integration--North Carolina--Charlotte | School integration--North Carolina--Charlotte | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Charlotte | Race relations | De facto school segregation--North Carolina--Charlotte | School children--North Carolina--Charlotte | African American school children--North Carolina--Charlotte | African American teachers--North Carolina | Segregation in education--Kentucky--Louisville | Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Kentucky--Louisville | Busing for school integration--Kentucky--Louisville | School integration--Kentucky--Louisville | Race discrimination--Kentucky--Louisville | De facto school segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | African American school children--Kentucky--Louisville | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Charlotte (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | West Charlotte High School (Charlotte, N.C.) | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | United States, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, 35.2270869, -80.8431268
Institution:American Public Media
Contributors:American Public Media | American RadioWorks | National Endowment for the Humanities
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