By Stuart Buck
The resolution, writes Stuart greenback during this frank and punctiliously researched publication, lies within the complicated background of desegregation. even though it arose from noble impulses and was once to the general advantage of the state, racial desegregation was once usually carried out in a manner that used to be devastating to black groups. It usually destroyed black faculties, diminished the numbers of black principals who may well function position versions, and made tuition a wierd and uncomfortable surroundings for black young children, a spot many considered as quintessentially “white.”
Drawing on learn in schooling, heritage, and sociology in addition to articles, interviews, and private testimony, greenback finds the unforeseen results of desegregation and indicates sensible recommendations for making racial identity a good strength within the classroom.
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Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation by Stuart Buck