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Photos And Stories Of The South’s Rosenwald Schools

University of Georgia Press
Cover of "A Better Life for Their Children"

A century ago, Rosenwald Schools educated Black children throughout the Jim Crow South despite segregation.

Andrew Feiler
Credit Paul Perdue
Andrew Feiler

Photographer Andrew Feiler examines that story - and what remains of those schools today - in his new book, “A Better Life for Their Children:  Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington and the 4,978 Schools That Changed America,” published by the University of Georgia Press.

Andrew spoke with us from Atlanta.

 

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