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  • Halifax County home to school built for blacks

    A little white clapboard schoolhouse sits alongside a quiet highway in rural Halifax County. On the grounds of the 4-H Rural Life Center, 13763 North Carolina Highway 903, the Allen Grove Rosenwald School is a reminder of days when African-American residents fought for the right to be educated.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'You Need a Schoolhouse'

    Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute and Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears, Roebuck and Co. first met in 1911. The occasion of that meeting and all that would follow from it is the subject of Stephanie Deutsch's engaging and instructive "You Need a Schoolhouse."

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