The Civil Rights movement in America has always had a strong connection to the southern states. The prominent stories of the civil rights era come from places such as Selma, Montgomery, and Little Rock. Little has been remembered in concerns with the civil rights movement in the north. The stories such as the Boston andContinue reading “Coded Language in the North”
Category Archives: Week 7: Civil Rights
Week 7 Blog
When you think of the Civil Rights Movement, you automatically think of the South. History classes teach us about what the southern parts of the United States of America were like during this time period, but they never talk about what the north looked like. I know I did not know what really happened inContinue reading “Week 7 Blog”
Was the North just as bad?
The civil rights struggles in New York CIty and Boston’s schools challenge the view that racial discrimination was only a problem in the South by demonstrating racial inequalities existed throughout the North. Typically the North liked to mask racism and racial discrimination as a Southern problem, when in reality it existed in both. New YorkContinue reading “Was the North just as bad?”
Racism in Education
Week 7 Post I find it interesting how the Civil Rights Movement is primarily focused on the Southern states such as Alabama and Georgia. Theoharis writes why that might be the case in terms of an education perspective. He says that the North such as New York or Boston claimed that they did not haveContinue reading “Racism in Education”