- The African American Struggle through the U.S. Educational System
1870 to 1890 ORANGE, Florida Black Schools, Educational System, african americans, Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Educat
Before the end of the Civil War, the education of black slaves in the United States was a criminal endeavor. Although efforts were made in the newly formed free black communities to organize schools, few African Americans received any education at all before the Reconstruction Era when public schools were opened. Even then, establishments for black children were poorly financed and largely ignored....