Black Teachers' Revolt of the 1960s
Educational Apartheid in Chicago

Simpson, Bob
Date Written:  2012-10-26
Publisher:  CounterPunch
Year Published:  2012
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14686

Chicago's educational apartheid has a history which includes the racial segregation of its schools, the allocation of resources on an unequal basis and second class treatment for teachers of color. It was Jim Crow North. But there was also resistance, a resistance which grew into a powerful social movement during the 1960's.

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