Education and the American Dream

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"Book Talk" will be interviewing author Evelyn C. Robertson, a former educator and mental health professional in the State of Tennessee. Mr. Roberston's book covers the history of the Allen-White HIgh School in Whiteville,TN.  This school was among many across the United States that funded by tne philanthropy of the Rosenwald Family (former owners of the worldwide retailer Sears).

Join "Book Talk" as we discuss how a rural community worked together despite the barriers of racial segregation to develop a model of eduation that would have a major impact on the lives of thousands of American children.

 

 

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