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Unformatted text preview: School Desegregation, Inch by Inch I. "Civility" and North Carolina's Response to Brown A. Pupil Assignment Act, 1955 B. Pearsall Amendment, 1956 II. Students Claim the Moral High Ground A. Greensboro sit-in, February 1, 1960 B. drawing strength from the past C. non-violent civil disobedience D. mobilizing religious faith III. A Revolution in Southern Life A. Civil Rights Act of 1964 B. Voting Rights Act of 1965 C. Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1971) "massive resistance" Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Luther Hodges Thomas Pearsall Julius Chambers Ella Baker Shaw University James B. McMillan • Civil Rights of 1964 • voting rights of 1965 made the literacy test elite • Early part of the 20 th century we saw schooling become one of the most important institutions • Brown decision in 1954 o chief justice of supreme court Keith Warren o “today education is perhaps the most important component of state and local government in our democratic society … it is the very foundation of citizenship” - Warren o speaking very directly to the central role that schooling has taken on… o white southerners disagree with that argument...
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