African-American Education in Mississippi
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This paper examines the historical denial of free education and library access to African-Americans. Jim Crow laws and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and their relevance to this lack of access is also discussed.
From the Paper:"The tradition of American public libraries and indeed of the American public education system is tied closely to the perception that individuals, regardless of their social backgrounds, may freely access information in those institutions in the interest of self-improvement, social awareness and entertainment. Public education and public libraries were born of a democratic impulse that resonates with the fundamental principles of the American democratic republic. However, while the right to education and library services has long been established, this right has..."
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African-American Education in Mississippi (2005, December 01) Retrieved August 22, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/african-american-education-in-mississippi-72272/
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