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The Black American and education

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Published by Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Education -- History.,
    • Segregation in education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[compiled by] Earle H. West.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC2801 .W45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 229 p.
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5296913M
      ISBN 100675090822
      LC Control Number72076947

      This Emmy Award-winning series premiered in and looks at more than just Black history, it explores Black identity and what it means to be an African American in the U.S. today.


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