The "Unraveling": Resistance to Desegregation in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, 1971-1998.

William Dodge Rutherford.

Abstract: Decades of work by Black parents and activists in Pittsburgh preceded the process of desegregation, which was an attempt to break down a racist system that maintained separate and unequal schools. There was never full desegregation in Pittsburgh, and in the 1990s a period of resegregation undid some of the changes made under the 1980 desegregation plan. Three phases of resistance to dese... read more

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School integration--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Education, Urban--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Public schools--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Tufts University. Department of History.
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