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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

White Freedom Schools: The White Academy Movement in Eastern North Carolina, 1954-1973

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This article examines the creation of segregated white private schools in Edgecombe, Halifax, and Nash counties after the 1954 'Brown v. Board of Education' Supreme Court decision. The movement to create private white schools was founded upon the mission of whites to maintain control over education and preserve social class structure.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 81 Issue 4, Oct 2004, p393-425 , il, por, map, f