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Brown in Baltimore : school desegregation and the limits of liberalism

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., p.274 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC214.23 .B35 B38 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8590677

Keywords:

Baltimore (Md.)--Race relations, Liberalism--Maryland--Baltimore, Race relations in school management--Maryland--Baltimore, School choice--Maryland--Baltimore, School integration--Maryland--Baltimore, Segregation in education--Maryland--Baltimore

Abstract:

Contents: An American border city -- A long black campaign for equality -- Opening the racial door slightly -- Desegregation by free choice -- Modest change -- Parents' protest against continuing segregation -- Growing integrationism and the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Federal intervention -- Federal officials, the school board, and parents negotiate -- The city's court victory.