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Author Driskell, Jay Winston, 1973-

Title Schooling Jim Crow : the fight for Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School and the roots of Black protest politics / Jay Winston Driskell Jr
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014
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Series Carter G. Woodson Institute series
Carter G. Woodson Institute series.
Contents "Manhood rights" : progress and the politics of respectability, 1899-1906 -- "To humiliate the progressive Negro" : the Atlanta race riot of 1906 -- "Respectable militants" : the Neighborhood Union and the transformation of the politics of respectability, 1908-1913 -- "Close ranks" : World War I as a crucible for Black solidarity, 1913-1919 -- "A satisfied part of our composite citizenship" : the fight for Booker T. Washington High School, 1918-1924 -- Epilogue: "Self-determination at the ballot box."
Summary "This book describes how the early NAACP successfully organized a voting bloc in 1920s Atlanta powerful enough to force the city to build its first publicly funded Black high school"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) -- History -- 20th century.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- History -- 20th century.
African American schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Protest movements -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation in education -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813936152 (electronic bk.)
9780813936154 (electronic bk.)