school integration


The Academy Stories/Admissions with Ellen Ann Fentress and Neely Tucker (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Writer-filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress has spent the last decade capturing ways that the South’s racial past affects in its present. Her current project The Academy Stories/Admissions publishes first-person accounts from students who took part of–or ran away from– school integration since its 1970 start in the South. The essays, collected […]


Thurgood Marshall & Civil Rights in Montgomery County (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

In 1937 Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation here in Montgomery County, gaining equal pay for African American teachers. Join us as Ralph Buglass details this local story. Civil rights icon Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation right here in Montgomery County—gaining equal pay […]


Segregation in Montgomery County Schools (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Ralph Buglass will discuss segregation in the Montgomery County schools prior to the 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregated schools, and the changes that took place after 1954. This program is being presented in association with the Potomac Community Village (PCV).  PCV is an all-volunteer organization providing services and community […]