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The Black Struggle for Education: Civil Rights, Community Activism, and Parental Choice

Segregated School, West Memphis, Arkansas, 1949


  • Cheryl-Jones Walker, Visiting Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Educational Studies, Swarthmore College


  • Dionne Danns, Assistant Professor of Education, Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington Chicago
  • Isaac Ewell, Director of Gates Small Schools Project and Black Alliance for Educational Options Board Member
  • David Stovall, Associate Professor of Education Policy Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago

Swarthmore's Black Studies Program, the Department of Educational Studies, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Present