Theodore C. DeLaney
"Telling Our Stories: School Desegregation in Western Virginia"
On February 22, 2007, Dr. DeLaney delivered this Banner Lecture at the VHS.
In 1954 the Supreme Court held in Brown v. Board of Education that segregation by race in public schools was unconstitutional. In subsequent years, the course of integration followed a slow and varied path. The unfolding of that experience in the schools of western Virginia, particularly as related through oral history interviews, is the special focus of research by Theodore C. DeLaney. Dr. DeLaney is associate professor of history and director of the African American Studies Program at Washington and Lee University. (Introduction by Nelson D. Lankford)
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Length of lecture: 0:32:06 | Format: MP3 audio | Size: 22 mb
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