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Along Freedom Road Hyde County, North Carolina, and the Fate of Black Schools in the South

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ISBN-10: 0807844373

ISBN-13: 9780807844373

Edition: 1994

Authors: David S. Cecelski

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David Cecelski chronicles one of the most sustained and successful protests of the civil rights movementthe 1968-69 school boycott in Hyde County, North Carolina. For an entire year, the county's black citizens refused to send their children to school in protest of a desegregation plan that required closing two historically black schools in their remote coastal community. Parents and students held nonviolent protests daily for five months, marched twice on the state capitol in Raleigh, and drove the Ku Klux Klan out of the county in a massive gunfight. The threatened closing of Hyde County's black schools collided with a rich and vibrant educational heritage that had helped to sustain the…    
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Book details

List price: $37.50
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 4/29/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Historian David S. Cecelski is author of The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina and co-editor (with Timothy B. Tyson) of Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy.

Prologue, 1954-1964
White Folks' Ways
Tired of Having to Bear the Burdens
Once in Our Lifetimes
Another Birmingham?
the Marches to Raleigh
the Hour of Harvest
Manuscripts and Archival Collections