Black Education: Mixed Schools Vs. Integrated Schools

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Although the debate over mixed versus integrated schools continued, organizations also developed against the rise of black education in its entirety. Most notably, the Ku Klux Klan organized to protect white social dominance. They tried to prevent all ascension of a minority social class via intimidation and outright violence and assault . The Ku Klux Klan whipped teachers and burned school buildings to the ground. In Georgia, the Ku Klux Klan threatened to whip all students who attended school, as the fear led to a “schoolhouse with no scholars there” , according to Caroline Smith, a black woman who received a whipping naked from the Klan. Williams testifies to the declination of black rights because the actions of “burning schools and humiliating
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