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Class Of ‘52

43 minutes 19 seconds

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As the time of segregation came to an end in the 1950s, children who were African American had to fight for their civil rights alongside adults. Students who were both deaf and African American during this time faced even more significant challenges. Provides an overview of the integration that took place during this decade at the Kendall School, which is now a day school affiliated with Gallaudet University, as well as a background of the students and adults involved. (Captioning provided by Gallaudet University.)

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    Anonymous (Rhinelander , WI)
    May 3rd, 2023 at 10:09 AM

    I love this

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    Anonymous (Sykesville, MD)
    May 3rd, 2023 at 10:02 AM

    What a thorough treatment of the history of Kendall School and the education of African American Deaf students in our nation's capital.

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    DEBBRA B. (Mukwonago, WI)
    June 28th, 2015 at 09:16 PM

    Loved this DVD!!! Students and I, learned more about the segregation issue in educating Deaf Black students in Washington D.C. than ever! I showed this during February, Black History Month.