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|Blacks and the Founding of Public Education|
|Date||Sunday February 24|
|Time||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
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|Seven blocks from the Civic Center BART station, and on the #19 and #31 bus lines|
|baradicalwomen [at] earthlink.net|
|Address||747 Polk St., San Francisco|
Black History Month.
Universal public education in the US sprang into life after the Civil War, propelled by the fierce determination of freed slaves, especially women. This vital history, detailed by W.E.B. Du Bois in "Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880", will be discussed.
A home-cooked lunch is served at 12:15pm for an $8 donation.
The meeting is free and open to all.
Sponsored by Radical Women and the Freedom Socialist Party. wheelchair accessible.