White Girl A Story of School Desegregation

ISBN-10: 0820326623

ISBN-13: 9780820326627

Edition: 2004

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This poignant account recalls firsthand the upheaval surrounding court-ordered busing in the early 1970s to achieve school integration. This honest story, woven with historical details, confronts us with powerful questions about race and the use of our schools to engineer social change.
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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 9/20/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 5.56" wide x 8.30" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Clara Silverstein nbsp;is the author of the memoir White Girl: A Story of School Desegregation (University of Georgia Press, 2004), and a forthcoming cookbook, The Boston Chef's Table (Globe Pequot Press). A former food writer and editor at the Boston Herald , she has also contributed articles to Runner's World , the Boston Globe , The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America , and several literary magazines and anthologies.

Prologue. Bedtime Stories
A School Bus, a Mother's Tears
Joined Hands
My Father's Last Moments
Ann and Lee, Mom and Dad
Packing It In
You Talk like a Yankee
Freedom of Choice-Yes! Busing-Never!
"Model" Schools
Interim Integration
Busing Hits Home
Jim Crow's Legacy
Liberal Teacher, Southern Lady
The Buses Roll
No One Wants You Here
Black Is Beautiful
Separate Soundtracks
In the Classrooms
My Flag, My Shame
Girl Talk
Ebony and Ivory
The White Boys
Filmstrip in the Dark
The Fox-Trot, the Cha-Cha
Voice of Loneliness
The Liberals
Legacy of Defeat
No Yearbooks, No Good-Byes
Singing "Dixie"
The Open High School
I Surrender!
Belonging and Not Belonging
Driving Lessons
Preppie Envy
A Shell Tossed into the Ocean
The Education Mom
Racial Differences Still Evident
Was This a Good School?
My Father's Words
I Am Lee's Daughter
Splinters of Glass
Epilogue. Binford Middle School, 25 Years Later
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