Mr. James Wright Developed a Course in Black History in Columbia, SC in the Early 1970s
- Jun 1 2021
- Length: 24 mins
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Mr. James Wright created a course in Black Studies at the newly-integrated Eau Claire High School in Columbia South Carolina. He talks about that curriculum, empowering his students through student council, and his own historical and genealogical research.
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