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Jim Crow's Children

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Jim Crow's Children by Peter Irons
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Jan 27, 2004 | ISBN 9780142003756

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Table Of Contents

Preface: “Where Are the Buttonwood Kids?”
Chapter 1: “Cut Yer Thumb er Finger Off”
Chapter 2: “Forcibly Ejected from Said Coach”
Chapter 3: “We Got a Good Bunch of Nigras Here”
Chapter 4: “Give Me the Colored Doll”
Chapter 5: “We Are Tired of Tar Paper Shacks”
Chapter 6: “I Thanked God Right There and Then”
Chapter 7: “Study Hard and Accept the Status Quo”
Chapter 8: “We Only Took a Little Liberty”
Chapter 9: “We Cannot Turn the Clock Back”
Chapter 10: “War Against the Constitution”
Chapter 11: “Too Much Deliberation and Not Enough Speed”
Chapter 12: “Do Two Wrongs Make a Right?”
Chapter 13: “Two Cities – One White, the Other Black”
Chapter 14: “Too Swift and Too Soon”
Chapter 15: “Doing the White Man’s Thing”
Chapter 16: “The Court’s Ruling Remains Unfulfilled”
Conclusion: “The Goal Is Quality Education”

Suggested Readings and Chapter Sources
Index

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