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The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

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The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Jon N. Hale

Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students that would facilitate student activism and participatory democracy. The schools, as Jon N. Hale demonstrates, had a crucial role in the civil rights movement and a major impact on the development of progressive education throughout the nation. Designed and run by African ... Read more

 

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