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The Freedom Schools: A History of Student Activism in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement,” with Jon Hale, PhD 

When: Thu., Sept. 22, 6-8:30 p.m. 2016
Email: battlemp@cofc.edu
Price: Free to attend
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In this presentation, Dr. Jon N. Hale will discuss his recent publication, The Freedom Schools: A History of Student Activism in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement (Columbia University Press, 2016). This book examines the history of the Mississippi Freedom Schools, a network of schools that advocated for full political, economic, and social equality in the 1960s by adopting a progressive curriculum and providing students with opportunities for political engagement during the civil rights movement.
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