Higher education and the civil rights movement : white supremacy, black Southerners, and college campuses / edited by Peter Wallenstein ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller

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Subjects: College integration--Southern States--History
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History
Social change--Southern States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2008
Series: Southern dissent
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xv, 298 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Higher Education, Black Access, and the Civil Rights Movement 1
1. Black Southerners and Nonblack Universities: The Process of Desegregating Southern Higher Education, 1935-1965 / Peter Wallenstein 17
2. Four Who Would: Constantine v. Southwestern Louisiana Institute (1954) and the Desegregation of Louisiana's State Colleges / Michael G. Wade 60
3. The Long Journey from LaGrange to Atlanta: Horace Ward and the Desegregation of the University of Georgia / Robert A. Pratt 92
4. Black Colleges and Civil Rights: Organizing and Mobilizing in Jackson, Mississippi / Joy Ann Williamson 116
5. Prying the Door Farther Open: A Memoir of Black Student Protest at the University of Maryland at College Park, 1966-1970 / Hayward 137
6. Hold That (Color) Line!: Black Exclusion and Southeastern Conference Football / Charles H. Martin 166
7. African American Women Pioneers in Desegregating Higher Education / Marcia G. Synnott 199
Afterword. Unfinished Business 229
App. 1. Federal Initiatives on Race and Higher Education, 1890-1965 239
App. 2. University of Maryland v. Murray (Maryland, 1936) 242
App. 3. The U.S. Supreme Court and Segregation in Missouri (1938) 249
App. 4. President Truman's Commission on Higher Education (1946- 1948) 253
App. 5. McCready v. Byrd (Maryland, 1950) 257
App. 6. Sweatt v. Painter (1950) 262
App. 7. "Desegregation" at the University of Missouri (1950) 266
App. 8. Frasier v. Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (1955) 270
App. 9. Interview with Theotis Robinson, Jr., of the University of Tennessee 275
App. 10. Model Universities and Racial Diversity 280
Additional Authors: Wallenstein, Peter
Notes: LCCN: 2007027406
ISBN: 9780813031620 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813031621 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Black southerners and nonblack universities : the process of desegregating Southern higher education, 1935-1965 / Peter Wallenstein -- Four who would : Constantine v. Southwestern Louisiana Institute (1954) and the desegregation of Louisiana's state colleges / Michael G. Wade -- The long journey from LaGrange to Atlanta : Horace Ward and the desegregation of the University of Georgia / Robert A. Pratt -- Black colleges and civil rights : organizing and mobilizing in Jackson, Mississippi / Joy Ann Williamson -- Prying the door farther open : a memoir of black student protest at the University of Maryland at College Park, 1966-1970 / Hayward "Woody" Farrar -- Hold that (color) line! : black exclusion and Southeastern Conference Football / Charles H. Martin -- African American women pioneers in desegregating higher education / Marcia G. Synnott
OCLC Number: 154677811
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813031620
0813031621