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Beginning before the Civil War with a struggle for educational opportunity, the nation`s African-Americans have built institutions which they lead and in which African-Americans can learn skills along with their heritage. Historically Black Colleges in the South and East have produced a disproportionate number of leaders for the Civil Rights Movement and for the emerging political power of black Americans.

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Charleston's Avery Center From Education and Civil Rights to Preserving the African American Experience by Edmund L. Drago.
For 140 years, Charleston's Avery Research Center has been a hub of African American education and study in the South Carolina Lowcountry. This volume...