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Educational Reconstruction$
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Hilary Green

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780823270118

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.001.0001

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Still Crawling

Still Crawling

Black Mobilians’ Struggle for Quality Schools Continues

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(p.174) 8 Still Crawling
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Educational Reconstruction
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Hilary Green

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0009

The chapter explores the second decade of quality school campaigns in Mobile. It argues that black Mobilians’ unwavering commitment to becoming a literate people in the face of adversity secured increased employment opportunities for non-white schoolteachers and newer school facilities, but funding remained the greatest obstacle in obtaining additional gains. By 1890, black Mobilians and their partners came to the shared realization that a renewed partnership with the federal government would overcome the remaining barriers in their quest for quality African American public education.

Keywords:   African American public schools, African American schoolteachers, Mobile, Alabama, quality school campaigns, racial uplift

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