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Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040)
Cornelius Bynum (Project Director: February 2015 to present)

From Plessy to Brown: The African-American Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century

A four-week school teacher institute for twenty-five participants on the background and history of the African-American freedom struggle in the twentieth century.

“From Plessy to Brown: The African American Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century,” an National Endowment Summer Institute, is a four-week institute designed to help school teachers incorporate African American history and culture into their classrooms. It is organized around the specific goal of blending African American history and literature,geospatial information systems (GIS), and digital humanities into substantive classroom teaching methodologies and resources for history, social studies, and English instruction.

Project fields:
African American History

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$200,000 (approved)
$199,999 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016