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Published by Congress of racial equality in New York .
Written in English


  • Congress of Racial Equality,
  • School integration -- Tennessee -- Nashville,
  • African Americans -- Education -- Tennessee -- Nashville,
  • African Americans -- Segregation -- Tennessee -- Nashville

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Edition Notes

Statement[by Anna Holden, in cooperation with the Nashville CORE group. Edited by Jim Peck and Alexander L. Crosby. Foreword by Martin Luther King
ContributionsKing, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
The Physical Object
Pagination15,[1] p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14662917M

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