Challenging Ideas On Elementary Programs

Ghee, who went on to become a civil rights lawyer, was honored Sunday by the Democratic Party of Virginia for his role during Massive Resistance - when white political leaders defied the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruling and sought to prevent the racial integration of schools. Rather than create schools for both black and white students, Prince Edward County shut down its public schools for five years and set up Prince Edward Academy, a private school for white students who could afford tuition. With no local option to attend school, Ghee

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