Schools of Our Own

Chicago's Golden Age of Black Private Education

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Description

As battles over school desegregation helped define a generation of civil rights activism in the United States, a less heralded yet equally important movement emerged in Chicago. Following World War...

Advance Praise

“Schools of Our Own is an important contribution that extends our understanding of the development of education in Chicago and the agency and self-determination of black Chicagoans.” —Christopher...