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Training school for Negro girls

Camille Acker

Training school for Negro girls

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCamille Acker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3601.C535 A6 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 pages
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976820M
    ISBN 101936932377
    ISBN 109781936932375
    LC Control Number2018011235
    OCLC/WorldCa1022776793

      Uh, author of Training School for negro Girls. Black women novelists have won the Nobel Prize (Toni Morrison), garnered the Pulitzer Prize (Alice Walker), and conquered the New York Times bestseller list (Tayari Jones) but black women short story writers aren’t always as visible. When readers think of masters of the short from, they most. In the early s Mary McLeod Bethune founded, in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls, a pre-collegiate school. While vacationing nearby, White learned about the financially struggling institution, and became, in Bethune's words, her "first friend". Slide 1: Mary McLeod Bethune with students from the Daytona (Florida) Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls, about Slide 2: "Class in American History," the Hampton Album; platinum print by Frances B. Johnson. Slide 3: "School Days #1" by Tomoko Sawada, ; courtesy of the artist. The National Training School for Women and Girls was founded by Nannie Helen Burroughs (), a leader in education, women's rights, civil rights, and religion. Burroughs was born in Virginia, but soon moved with her mother, Jennie, to Washington to take advantage of its excellent schools and better job opportunities.


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