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The Inversion (Part Two): African Americans and Education — The Equalization and Desegregation Era

East Arcadia Rosenwald School in Bladen County, NC. In 1927, local African American families donated $1,000 ($14,782 in today’s dollars) over and above the taxes they paid to obtain this school for their children. Picture: North Carolina Rosenwald school archives

Please click here or in the box below to read the first part of this story- The Inversion (Part One): African Americans and Education, for background on African American education heritage from Reconstruction through the 1950s




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