American Stories: Race Amity and the Other Tradition

The Low Country Teacher and the Liberal Hillbilly

02/17/2021 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

During the civil rights era, citizenship schools were an integral part of the effort to educate African Americans about their rights as United States citizens. Citizenship schools were the brainchild of an African American South Carolina school teacher, Septima Clark. Her work attracted the interest of Myles Horton, a radical thinking white organizer from the hills of Tennessee.

Aired: 02/17/21

Rating: NR

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American Stories: Race Amity and the Other Tradition is a local public television program presented by GBH.