By Stuart Buck
The resolution, writes Stuart greenback during this frank and punctiliously researched ebook, lies within the complicated historical past of desegregation. even though it arose from noble impulses and used to be to the final good thing about the kingdom, racial desegregation was once frequently applied in a fashion that was once devastating to black groups. It often destroyed black colleges, lowered the numbers of black principals who may perhaps function position versions, and made tuition an odd and uncomfortable atmosphere for black little ones, a spot many considered as quintessentially “white.”
Drawing on learn in schooling, historical past, and sociology in addition to articles, interviews, and private testimony, dollar finds the unforeseen results of desegregation and indicates useful recommendations for making racial id a favorable strength within the classroom.
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Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation by Stuart Buck