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    Oct 06, 2022  
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HONS 400 - The Civil Rights Movement in Prince Edward County (1951-65)


2 credits.
This lecture/discussion class examines Prince Edward County’s place in the national civil rights movement. The focus is on school desegregation issues, including the Supreme Court’s Brown decision and the subsequent closing of public schools for five years. Local participants in the events of this era will be guest lecturers. Students will collect oral histories and use primary documents in their research.

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None.



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