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Today in History: Brown versus Board of Education 

Did you know that the Negro Education Club was alive and well at Teachers College in the 1920s? Mable Carney, Teachers College alumna and Head of the Department of Rural Education, 1917-1941, advocated for race relations? Or that Marion Thompson Wright, TC student, was the first Black historian to receive a doctorate at Columbia -- in 1941? An institution …

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White Teacher 

Title: White Teacher Author: Vivian Gussin Paley Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000 Check it out! LC2771 .P34 2000 From the publisher: Vivian Paley presents a moving personal account of her experiences teaching kindergarten in an integrated school within a predominantly white, middle-class neighborhood. In a new preface, she reflects on the way …

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How Does it Feel to be a Problem? 

How does it feel to be a problem?: being young and Arab in America Author: Moustafa Bayoumi Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008 Check It Out:  E184.A65 B35 2008 From the Publisher: Just over a century ago, W.E.B. Du Bois posed a provocative question in his classic The Souls of Black Folk: “How …

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