Tag: Julius Rosenwald
SNOW HILL, Ala. – There isn’t much left of Snow Hill Institute, an all-black school that once drew thousands of students to this backwoods speck from as far as Mobile and New Orleans. A half-dozen empty buildings, red brick and rotting wood-frame, conjure a century’s worth of ghosts. H.K. Matthews,[Read More…]
The NAACP resolution against charter schools is at odds with a historic African-American drive for more educational options. Mary McLeod Bethune, Marva Collins and Rosa Parks weren’t out to privatize schools; they wanted alternatives that would better ensure success for black children.