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Author Hayes, Worth Kamili, author.

Title Schools of our own : Chicago's golden age of black private education / Worth Kamili Hayes
Published Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2020
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Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: "What He Needs Is Education": Black Education in Chicago to 1940; Chapter 2: "For the Very Meaning of Our Lives": Howalton Day School, 1946-1986; Chapter 3: "Something Far More Ennobling": Holy Name of Mary, 1940-2002; Chapter 4: "We Have Done Black Things Today and We're Going to Do Black Things Again Tomorrow": New Concept Development Center, 1972-1998; Epilogue: "We Have to Invest in Our Own Power"; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary "This book uncovers the forgotten history of private schools built and run by African Americans throughout the civil rights struggle for school desegregation"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject African American schools -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Education -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
Private schools -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
African American schools.
African Americans -- Education.
HISTORY -- General.
Private schools.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810141205